Galaxies in the mist

NASA/ESA Faraway galaxies glow through a starry mist as it angles across this image of NGC 2366 from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the bright star-forming nebula, blue dots and galaxies in this image. What stories or pictures do you see? Leave a note in...

Galaxies Far Far Away

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA A swarm of blue stars makes up the faint dwarf galaxy ESO 540-030 in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the loose group of stars and the many types of far-off galaxies in the background. If you see four sharp...

“F” in Celestial Script

Credit: NASA, ESA, S. Gallagher (The University of Western Ontario), and J. English (University of Manitoba) Four dwarf galaxies are in the process of colliding, lighting up the sky as new stars come to life, form a graceful, celestial “f.” Or does a...

Galactic Gator

Credit: NASA, ESA, S. Gallagher (The University of Western Ontario), and J. English (University of Manitoba) A galactic gator looms in this image of the interacting galaxies of the Hickson Compact Group 31. Four dwarf galaxies are in the process of colliding, lighting...

Galactic Fireworks

Credit: NASA, ESA, and K. McQuinn (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis) Watching fireworks is always enjoyable but seeing bursts of star-making light up a galaxy caps a great year of astronomy. Like a string of fast and furious firecrackers, intense, star-making...