Sparkling Hook

NASA/ESA Hubble As if waiting for cosmic fish, this hook-shaped galaxy sparkles in a deep image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Or perhaps you’ve turned your head and you see a galactic smile. Explore the beautiful galaxy known as J082354.96+280621.6,...

Transforming Galactic Brush

Credit: ESA/NASA Hubble Even in a wide open Universe, with huge empty expanses between stars, gravity still finds a way to bring galaxies close together as in this deformed galaxy known as Markarian 779. Zoom into the warped shape of the galaxy in this image from the...

“G” Whiz

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA) Moving along the alphabet, we find a lowercase letter “G” within the swirls of the interacting spiral galaxies of Arp 194. Previously, we explored this odd galaxy and noticed a pair of owl eyes...

Interacting “E”

NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) Two interacting galaxies embrace each other to form a cursive letter “E” in this NASA Hubble Space...

Star-osaur

Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Aloisi (STScI/ESA), and The Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration To me, this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope looks like a lumbering, long-necked Brontosaurus. Maybe a turtle with a long tail. What do you see in...