Monday, March 12, 2007

"Hubble's Sharpest View of the Orion Nebula"


Credit: NASA,ESA, M. Robberto (Space Telescope Science Institute/ESA) and the Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team

Bob Beadle inspired me with some photos he forwarded. They were from the Hubble Space Telescope. See the official Hubble website.

Until there is something to write about, I invite you to sit back and contemplate the Universe.

"The Majestic Sombrero Galaxy (M104)":


Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)


"The Heart of the Whirlpool Galaxy":


Image Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)


"The Cat's Eye Nebula: Dying Star Creates Fantasy-like Sculpture of Gas and Dust":


Credit: NASA, ESA, HEIC, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)


"Saturn's Rings in Visible Light":


Credit: NASA and E. Karkoschka (University of Arizona)


"Saturn's Rings in Ultraviolet Light":


Credit: NASA and E. Karkoschka (University of Arizona)


"Gaseous Pillars - M16":


Credit: J. Hester and P. Scowen (AZ State Univ,), NASA


"A Perfect Storm of Turbulent Gases in the Omega/Swan Nebula (M17)":


Credit: NASA, ESA and J. Hester (Arizona State University)


"Abstract Art Found in the Orion Nebula":


Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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