Sweeping Wings in a Cloud

ESA/Hubble, NASA and D. A Gouliermis. Acknowledgement: Flickr user Eedresha Sturdivant The sweeping wings of a dragon or bat shine with the light of dozens of bright stars in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the haze surrounding this young...

Ripples in an Explosion of Light

ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech/STScI Waves of gas and dust ripple through this image of the Large Magellanic Cloud from the Herschel and Spitzer space telescopes. Explore the curls of dust and waves of gas creating an explosion of light in this image. What shapes or stories do...

A Game of Starry Chess

Credit: ESA/Hubble and NASA   Pieces of a nebular chessboard dot the scenery surrounding LH 72 in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore this vast shell of gas and dust. What stories or pictures do you see? Leave a note below. LH 72 is a...

Space Brains, Beans and Bubbles

Credit: NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain) Resembling a giant brain, this image of N11 in the Large Magellanic Cloud from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is a space bubble filled with new stars. Explore the image...

Angry Fish

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, HEIC, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Acknowledgment: Y.-H. Chu and R. M. Williams (UIUC) To me, this image of what happens after a supernova blows up, has always looked like a piranha or some sort of angry fish. This image of N 63A...