NGC 6188 is an emission nebula located about 4,000 light years away in the constellation Ara.
Matthew Snowden, Afon Ogwen, Cwm Idwal.
Nebula of Stars and Colorful Gas - Long, Tall, Vertical Pins
Tarantula nebula. Image credit: Hubble/NASA
Young stars cooking in the Prawn Nebula | Petimbo
Clearest pic of Mercury to date. Pic is color-enhanced in blue areas for some reason to emphasize the occurrence of... something, unknown but to NASA. Still, a great pic.
Baby stars are forming near the eastern rim of the cosmic cloud Perseus in this infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The baby stars are approximately three million years old and are shown as reddish-pink dots to the right of the image.
A rare supernova explosion has led scientist's to believe they may be witnessing the birth of a black hole for the first time in history.