The Wonders of the Carina Nebula “This broad image of the Carina Nebula, a region of massive star formation in the southern skies, was taken in infrared light using the HAWK-I camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. Many previously hidden features, scattere
Using a quasar microlensing technique, astronomers claim to have found a large population of unbound (so called rogue) planets — with masses ranging from Moon to Jupiter mass — in the foreground galaxy of mage of the gravitational lens RX J1131-1231, with the foreground elliptical galaxy at the center and four images of the lensed quasar. It is estimated that there are trillions of planets in the lens galaxy. Image credit: University of Oklahoma.the strong lensing system RXJ 1131-1231.
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A new view of the Whirlpool Galaxy, one of the two largest and sharpest images Hubble Space Telescope has ever taken, is released by NASA on Hubble's 15th anniversary April 25, 2005. The new Whirlpool Galaxy image showcases the spiral galaxy's curving arms where newborn stars reside and its yellowish central core that serves as home for older stars. During the 15 years Hubble has orbited the Earth, it has taken more than 700,000 photos of the cosmos.
The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula. A billowing tower of gas and dust rises from the stellar nursery known as the Eagle Nebula. This small piece of the Eagle Nebula is 57 trillion miles long trillion km).