Pink Pinwheel

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Vast clouds of hydrogen gas create a pinkish pinwheel in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC 3982. Explore the winding arms of the face-on spiral. NGC 3982 spans about 30,000 light-years; one-third...

The Encounter

NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) A great encounter between a starry sea diver, at the top, and something bigger below is playing out in this image....

Galaxy Blasting

Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University), K. Noll (STScI), and J. Westphal (Caltech) Like the Millenium Falcon blasting out of an exploding...

Galactic Starburst

Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) This galaxy appears to be bursting at the seams. The Starburst Galaxy, also called M82 and NGC 3034, shows a bright blue disk surrounded by wispy dark streams of dust and plumes of glowing hydrogen streaking...