At the Edge of NGC 2174 Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) This fantastic skyscape lies near the edge of NGC 2174 a star forming region about light-years away in the nebula-rich constellation of Orion.
NGC 1491 (also designated and LBN is a bright emission nebula and HII region, located on the edge of a vast cloud region of neutral gas, about light-years away in the Perseus arm of our Milky Way Galaxy in the constellation Perseus.
A photogenic and favorite target for amateur astronomers, the full beauty of nearby spiral galaxy is unveiled in all of its glory in this Hubble Space Telescope image. The galaxy lies 15 million light-years away in the nearest constellation, Hydra.
M 45 The well known Pleiades star cluster is slowly destroying part of a passing cloud of gas and dust. The Pleiades is the brightest open cluster of stars on Earth's sky and can be seen from almost any northerly location with the unaided eye.
Carina Nebula in this image of a huge pillar taken in visible and in infrared light by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Composed of gas and dust, the nebula resides light-years away in the southern constellation Carina
The eye at the center of this galaxy is actually a monstrous black hole surrounded by a ring of stars. The galaxy, called NGC 1097 and located 50 million light-years away, is spiral-shaped like our Milky Way, with long, spindly arms of stars.