Ripples in an Explosion of Light

ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech/STScI Waves of gas and dust ripple through this image of the Large Magellanic Cloud from the Herschel and Spitzer space telescopes. Explore the curls of dust and waves of gas creating an explosion of light in this image. What shapes or stories do...

Stars in the Belly

ESO Brilliant stars lurk in the belly of stellar dragon or bird with sweeping wings in this image from the European Southern Observatory. Zoom into the heart of the Tarantula Nebula in this image. What stories or images do you see? Leave a note in the comments below....

Into the Heart of the Spider

Credit: NASA, ESA I’ve mentioned before that I really don’t like spiders. Dive into this gorgeous image of the Taranatula Nebula from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This image offers loads for the imagination. What stories and pictures do you see...

Bug Eyes

Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Walsh (ST-ECF), and ESO Green bug eyes peer out of a rose-colored mist in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Explore this tiny part of the 30 Doradus nebula. What stories and pictures do you see in the image? Leave a note below....

Star Horses

Credit: Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio (STScI) Taken in 2008, the Hubble Space Telescope focused on this area of new star birth in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The stormy looking sea looks to be home to a seahorse, or star horse. Astronomers also call this nebula NGC...