Faint Webs of the Tarantula Nebula

NASA/ESA Hubble The faint body of a spider hides in a web of dark dust in this image of the Tarantula Nebula from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the outskirts of this massive nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud. What stories or images do you see? Leave...

Birdhead Nebula

Credit: NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI). A cloud of gas and dust resembles the head of a bird diving down or a comet in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the fan-shaped nebula. Tell us in the comments below what shapes or...

Frosty Nebula

Credit: ESA and NASA A frosty halo surrounds a burned-out star in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the Frosty Leo Nebula, also known as IRAS 09371+1212. Does it look like bird? Or a butterfly or an angel perhaps? Tell us your story. Leave a...

Sunrise on a Nebula

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA A sun in the constellation of Orion shines across the reflection nebula in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the billowing waves of dust and soft shades of color in this image. What stories or patterns does...

Nebular “A”

Credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain) Starting out our starry alphabet is the nebula near Pismis 24. Harsh winds from hot, new stars have hollowed out an “A” in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space...