Jellyfish Supernova

Credit: NASA/CXC/UCSC/L. Lopez et al. Tucked away in the constellation Centaurus, a colorful bubble of gas and dust resembling a jellyfish, is all that remains of a great star. Explore the supernova remnant of G292 in this image from NASA’s Chandra X-ray...

Galactic Puffer

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/STScI This image of the Large Magellanic Cloud resembles a galactic puffer fish in this image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Explore this mosaic of of 300,000 images showing bright bands of stars and thick regions of dust. What...

Glowing Fans

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA Fans of glowing interstellar gas dominate a nebular lagoon in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore Messier 8, also known as the Lagoon Nebula. What shapes and stories do you see floating in this surreal scene of...

WISE Jellyfish

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team A colorful jellyfish floats in this image from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. What stories or images do you see in this explosion of light and color? Leave a note below. IC 443, also known as the Jellyfish Nebula,...

Starry Hunter

Credit: ESO A hunter lurks in a starry sea in this image from the European Southern Observatory. Explore the colorful regions of gas and dark dust clouds of the Carina Nebula around the blazingly brilliant star called WR 22. What shapes and stories can your...