Hubble Heritage Archive: M106, NGC 4258

The text and images in this article were originally published on February 5, 2013 and reflect information about M106 available at that time. Amateur and Professional Astronomers Team Up to Create a Cosmological Masterpiece Working with astronomical image processors at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md., renowned astro-photographer Robert Gendler has taken science... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: Veil Nebula Supernova Remnant, NGC 6960

The text and images in this article were originally published on September 24, 2015, and reflect information about NGC 6960 available at that time. HST 25th Anniversary Special: Hubble Zooms in on the Veil Nebula NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has unveiled in stunning detail a small section of the expanding remains of a massive star that... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: Cluster and Starforming Region Westerlund 2

The text and images in this article were originally published on April 23, 2015 and reflect information about Westerlund 2 available at that time. NASA Unveils Celestial Fireworks as Official Hubble 25th Anniversary Image The brilliant tapestry of young stars flaring to life resemble a glittering fireworks display in the 25th anniversary NASA Hubble Space... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: Supernova 1987A

The text and images in this article were originally published on February 4, 1999 and reflect information about SN1987A available at that time. SN 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud Glittering stars and wisps of gas create a breathtaking backdrop for the self-destruction of a massive star—called supernova 1987A—in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a nearby... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: NGC 253

The text and images in this article were originally published on December 3, 1998, and reflect information about NGC 253 available at that time. Behind a Dusty Veil Lies a Cradle of Star Birth NGC 253 is a large, almost edge-on spiral galaxy, and is one of the nearest galaxies beyond our local neighborhood of galaxies.... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: NGC 3132

The text and images in this article were originally published on November 5, 1998, and reflect information about NGC 3132 available at that time. A GLOWING POOL OF LIGHT NGC 3132 is a striking example of a planetary nebula. This expanding cloud of gas, surrounding a dying star, is known to amateur astronomers in the southern... Continue Reading →

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