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...

A Running Chicken

ESO With wings spread, a chicken-shape dominates this pink cloud of hydrogen gas and newborn stars in this image from the European Southern Observatory. Explore the Running Chicken Nebula. What stories or pictures do you see in the patterns of this nebula? Leave a...

Growing, glowing spider

Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/PSU/L.Townsley et al.; Infrared: NASA/JPL/PSU/L.Townsley et al. A glowing spider is grows inside this massive star-forming region known as the Tarantula Nebula. Explore the spider outlines in this image from NASA’s Chandra X-ray...

A twisting and turning sea

Credit: NASA/ESA and Hubble Dark dust twists and turns in this image of the Carina Nebula from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the glowing gas and dark blobs. What stories can you tell? Leave a note below. This image is just a tiny part of the vast Carina...

Carina Blues

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/M. Povich (Penn State Univ.) We are used to seeing a rainbow of colors when we gaze out into the universe. But light beyond the range of our eyes is no less beautiful as we see in this image of Eta Carinae from NASA’s Spitzer Space...