Rising From the Mist

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team A strange beetle seems to rise from the mist of supernova remnant Puppis A in this image from NASA’s Wide-field Survey Explorer, or WISE, telescope. Explore the red and churning bubble in this image. What stories or images do...

Jabbah’s Dolphin

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team   A dolphin frolicks in the dust around the bright star Jabbah in this image from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Explorer, or WISE. Explore the green filaments of nebula, yellow-tinged bubbles and red dust of this infrared...

The Entire WISE Sky

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA   I love maps like this where astronomers take the entire night sky and project it so we can view it in two dimensions. Zoom into and explore the entire sky infrared mosaic from the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). Some...

Cosmic Valentine

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team Massive star-making regions make up the heart and soul of the cosmos in this image from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. Explore the giant bubbles blown by new stars in this image. What shapes and stories does your...

Secrets in Carina’s Dust

Credit: ESO/T. Preibisch Sea monsters, birds and mystic mountains hide in this detailed infrared image of the Carina Nebula from ESO’s Very Large Telescope. Explore the cool details of the stellar nursery known as the Carina Nebula. What shapes and stories do...