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A young star takes centre stage With its helical appearance

A young star takes centre stage With its helical appearance

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A young star takes centre stage

A young star takes centre stage With its helical appearance resembling a snail's… | Hubble, Chandra & Kepler Images | Pinterest | Center stage, Snail and ...

Planeta parecido com a Terra pode orbitar estrela vizinha

NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 55,000 light-years in diameter and approximately 60 million light-years away ...

Snapshot of a shedding star In this new Hubble image, the strikingly luminous star AG Carinae takes centre stage. Found within the constellation of Carina ...

An example of a spiral galaxy, the Pinwheel Galaxy (also known as Messier 101 or NGC 5457)

Colorful shell which has an almost eye like appearance. The center shows the small central

The lost galaxy

A Star is Born - The newborn star HD 97300 lights up surrounding clouds of dust in this picture from the European Southern Observatory.

The Helix Nebula, the spectacular view of a dying star. Our Sun may look something like this one day. Image Credit: NASA, NOAO, ESA, the Hubble Helix Nebula ...

Twins with differences

Hubble's newest camera takes a deep look at two merging galaxies

Tornado Nebula-photo captured with the Spitzer Space Telescope's Infrared Array Camera (IRAC)

The Birth of Stars

Out of this whirl: The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and companion galaxy

This is a figure illustrating latest Gaia-ESO research findings. Credit: Amanda Smith/Institute of Astronomy

Is our Milky Way galaxy a zombie, already dead and we don't know. Left: a spiral galaxy ablaze in the blue light of young stars ...

Seeing the star with nearest rocky planet 8/3/15 star HD219134 by Efraín

The "Pillars of Creation" from the Eagle Nebula. Evidence from the Spitzer Telescope suggests that the pillars may already have been destroyed by a ...

Also, earlier jets of gas from the evolving star and companion stars may be needed to explain the complex structure of nebulae like the Hourglass Nebula ...

A poster-size image of the beautiful barred spiral galaxy NGC 1300

Dwarf galaxy ESO 553-46 has one of the highest rates of star formation of the 1000 or so galaxies nearest to the Milky Way.

Two Views of Spiral Galaxies. In panel (a), at left, the

Two Images of the Eagle Nebula (M16). Figure a shows the central region

Final kiss of two stars heading for catastrophe - VFTS 352 — the hottest &most massive

Solar System and Beyond · Artist's view of night sky from a hypothetical planet

Other planetary nebulae have a more asymmetrical appearance. The outflow is bipolar, resulting from a more complex interaction of the final outer layer ...

southern pinwheel galaxy,messier 83,starburst galaxy. Nicknamed the ...

The Crab Nebula is the shattered remnant of a massive star that ended its life in a supernova explosion. Nearly a thousand years old, the supernova was ...

Artist's depiction of the life cycle of a Sun-like star, starting as a main-sequence star at lower left then expanding through the subgiant and giant phases ...

A schematic representation of the Milky Way Galaxy. On the left is the face-

LYNETTE COOK. Expand. Arcing across the ...

Ring Nebula (M57, NGC 6720) in the constellation Lyra, a planetary nebula

Young stars sculpt gas with powerful outflows

Artist's impression of a young star surrounded by a protoplanetary disk. There are many unknown properties about protoplanetary disks around Sun-like stars, ...

The Central Region of the Orion Nebula in visible and infrared light. Figure a,

The Orion Nebula is an archetypical example of star formation, from the massive, young stars that are shaping the nebula to the pillars of dense gas that ...

The cluster Terzan 5 has many older, lower-mass stars present within (faint, and in red), but also hotter, younger, higher-mass stars, some of which will ...

Left: This is a composite image of the young star HL Tauri and its surroundings

supermassive black hole illustration. This artist's impression shows the area ...

Bridgestone takes centre Stage with prestigious coach partnership. Bridgestone UK has secured the ...

Dramatically backlit dust lanes in NGC 7049

by Paul Brown and Jeff Haaz

Stage 8: Planetary Nebula or Supernova

Credit: ESO/UltraVISTA team. Acknowledgement: TERAPIX/CNRS/INSU/CASU, CC BY-SA. The most massive galaxies in our neighbourhood formed their stars ...

Hubble's Journey to the Center of our Galaxy

Stage 3: T-Tauri. The young star ...

A doorway to another universe, large enough to swallow a spaceship, may exist at

M83

(Background, above) The varying interrelationships among the many components of matter in our Milky Way Galaxy comprise a sort of "galactic ecosystem.

black-hole-torus

In February, 2014 the international media trumpeted the discovery by Australian scientists of the oldest star in the universe - SM 0313.

Astronomers using the ...

NGC 6326, a planetary nebula with glowing wisps of outpouring gas that are lit up by a binary central star

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This photograph from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope presents the first clear view of one of the hottest known stars, the central star ...

Milky Way Galaxy as seen from Earth

Vera Rubin mapped the motion of stars in spiral galaxies.

Star-forming region Westerhout 40 and the Serpens-Aquila Rift- cloud filaments containing new stars fill the region.

messier 64,m64,spiral galaxy

Loose Spiral Galaxy. The ...

The image's organization is similar to that of a cat's eye. A bright, almost

In March, 2016 the oldest and most distant known galaxy, GN-z11, appears as a very small blob in the night sky. See the Hubble picture to the left.

(Above: Messier 57, also known as the Ring Nebula, is the corpse of a former star of similar mass to our sun. The little dot near the centre is a white ...

This artist's concept depicts the most up-to-date information about the shape of

A pair of interacting galaxies called Arp 273. The larger of the spiral galaxies,

... SBa barred spiral M95 ...

Figure 19: The central region of the spiral galaxy M77. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope imaged the distribution of stars. ALMA revealed the distribution ...

That same band looks very different when imaged at different wavelengths. For example, below is an image of the sky in the near-IR, sensitive to giant stars ...

Credit: NASA, ESA, CXC, SSC, and STScI

Matter coalesced, collided, and collapsed. Very dense regions were created which formed the first stars. Comprised of just hydrogen and ...

Spiral Galaxy

Stage 3: T-Tauri. The young star ...

Slide 1 of 75: 25th Anniversary of the Hubble Telescope

We are stardust. Feeling alive? Then thank your lucky stars

To ensure their signal was real, rather than a quirk of their instrument, or a fluke in their data, Bowman and his colleagues spent two years considering ...

Supermassive black hole Sagittarius A* is located in the middle of the Milky Way galaxy

Amanda Smith, University of Cambridge

Our galaxy may have died billions of years ago, but we don't know it yet | Daily Mail Online

Sequence of star formation through a spiral arm

Supernovae are very rare---about one every hundred years in any given galaxy---because the stars that produce them are rare. However, there are billions of ...

Artist's impression of the Earth scorched by the sun as it enters its red giant branch phase. Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Fsgregs