Starry Sparkler

Credit: ESA/NASA Hubble   Zooming into this intense swarm of stars is enough to dazzle any astronaut. Explore the very heart of globular cluster Messier 9 in this amazing image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. What stories can you tell? Leave a note...

Starry Critter

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA Compact and distant, globular star cluster NGC 7006 resembles a fuzzy starry critter in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore this group of stars brought into sharp focus by the powerful telescope aboard Hubble....

Life on the Edge

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA An ancient ball of stars, known as NGC 6934, lies at the outer reaches our galaxy in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Explore this great cluster of a few hundred thousand stars. Globular clusters are groups of stars...

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...

Tarantula

Credit: ESO/IDA/Danish 1.5 m/R. Gendler, C. C. Thöne, C. Féron, and J.-E. Ovaldsen I don’t like spiders very much. Blame it on an incident from when I was a teenager. I find them fascinating but I don’t want them crawling on me. The idea of a spider with...