Spiral 5

Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) The swirling arms of NGC 3310 blaze the number five in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the image of this active starburst galaxy. New stars in most galaxies form at a slow rate....

Spirally Number 2

Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Glowing gas and starlight with dark bands of interstellar dust create a cosmic number two in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. NGC 1300 is considered the typical barred spiral galaxy. Explore...

Spiral Dance

Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and W. Keel (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa) Spinning in an intricate dance, two spiral galaxies are locked together in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the...

Long-legged Galaxy

Credit: NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) A long-legged, dusty spiral galaxy walks the neighborhood of a larger, bright galaxy known as NGC 1275 in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image. Explore the dramatic dust lanes and the faint spiral structure...

Extraordinary Spiral

Credit: ESA/NASA & R. Sahai Sometimes we view NASA Hubble Space Telescope images and see things we just don’t believe. This striking spiral is thought to be created by material spinning out of LL Pegasi. LL Pegasi, like most stars in the galaxy, is a binary...