Smoky Horse

NASA/ESA Hubble A smoky horse rises from a pink cloud of hydrogen gas in this spectacular new image of the Horseahd Nebula from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Zoom in and explore this dark pillar of dust. What shapes or stories do you see? Leave a note in the...

Flame of Orion

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team A flame burns in the Belt of Orion in this image from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. Explore the vast swath of sky covered in this image. It takes light nine years for a beam of light to cross the sprawling nebula....

A Horse in the Sky

Image Credit: NASA, NOAO, ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Acknowledgment: K. Noll (Hubble Heritage PI/STScI), C. Luginbuhl (USNO), F. Hamilton (Hubble Heritage/STScI) Like a giant horse sticking his head up from a ocean of dust and gas, the Horsehead...

Intense Flames

Credit: ESO/J. Emerson/VISTA. What looks like a flame, or a cosmic jellyfish, is seen shooting out of the rich star-forming region of the Flame Nebula. Also known as NGC 2024, the Flame Nebula shows a bright group of stars lighting up the region with the core...

A Horse in the Sky

Image Credit: NASA, NOAO, ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Acknowledgment: K. Noll (Hubble Heritage PI/STScI), C. Luginbuhl (USNO), F. Hamilton (Hubble Heritage/STScI) Like a giant horse sticking his head up from a ocean of dust and gas, the Horsehead...