Cosmic Valentine

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team Massive star-making regions make up the heart and soul of the cosmos in this image from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. Explore the giant bubbles blown by new stars in this image. What shapes and stories does your...

Cassiopeian Dragon

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA A dragon lurks in the vast spaces between constellations Cassiopeia and Cepheus in the image from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. Explore the cool dense clouds of gas and dust. A curvy dragon-shaped nebula rises in the...

New face of a supernova

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/B. Williams (NCSU) The outline of a face show the remains of the oldest documented supernova in this infrared image of RCW 86 from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. Explore the dusty glowing...

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,...

Cosmic Pterodactyl

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team A giant star-forming region sets the perfect backdrop for a cosmic pterodactyl clutching a gem. Explore the nebula SH 2-235 in this image from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, spacecraft. What stories or...