Butterflies along a ridge of light

ESA/PACS & SPIRE Consortia, T. Hill, F. Motte, Laboratoire AIM Paris-Saclay, CEA/IRFU – CNRS/INSU – Uni. Paris Diderot, HOBYS Key Programme Consortium A blue and yellow butterfly flits along a ridge of starlight in an image of the Vela C region by ESA’s...

A Feathered Meathook

Credit: NASA/ESA Asymmetric and warped, the Meathook Galaxy spins lopsided in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the tightly folded spiral arm with new blue stars dotting the image. The other spiral arm out of frame features a long tail...