As a Sun-like star nears the end of its life, it can produce a psychedelic work of art in space. The glowing clouds of the Saturn Nebula are the cast-off outer layers of a dying star about 1,400 light-years from Earth: …

mortchad NASAGoddard One of my favorites is this mosaic of the Carina Nebula, which contains an incredible variety of objects, showing both star birth and star death - and a turbulent whirlwind of dust and gas, creating a complex tapestry of stellar evol…

Dr. Jennifer Wiseman is the Hubble Space Telescope Senior Project Scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Her research expertise is in star and planet formation in stellar nurseries of interstellar clouds in galaxies like our Milky Way.

Max Mutchler is a scientist stsci in Baltimore, where he has worked on Hubble for almost 30 years. He is an expert on Hubble’s cameras, & specializes in using them to observe Solar System objects. Max is now transitioning to work on NASAWFIRST, a future …

Dr. Kenneth Carpenter is the Hubble Space Telescope Operations Project Scientist & the WFIRST Ground System Project Scientist NASAGoddard in Greenbelt, Maryland. His research specialty is on the outer atmospheres & winds of cool, evolved stars. He's her…

Hubble captured a new view of an interstellar comet! That's a comet that came from outside our solar system, in the mysterious region of space between stars. ☄️

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Hubble has given astronomers their best look yet at an interstellar visitor — comet 2I/Borisov — whose speed and trajectory indicate it has come from beyond our solar system: nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/

Seeing the profile of galaxy NGC 3717 can provide a vivid sense of its three-dimensional shape. Spiral galaxies are mostly thin disks, but they have bright, spherical, star-filled centers that extend above and below: go.nasa.gov/2VAAvb0

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Supernovas and violent stellar winds blow gas out of the galactic disk, but that gas falls back onto the Milky Way to form new stars. In an effort to conduct a full accounting of this process, astronomers were surprised to find a surplus of incoming gas:…

Today, Hubble has been in space for a full Saturn year, which is equal to 10,759 Earth days (or about 29.5 Earth years). These images, taken from 1990 to 2019, show how Hubble's views of have gotten better over time as its cameras …

The Medusa merger (aka NGC 4194) was not always one entity, but two. About 130 million light-years away, an early galaxy consumed a smaller gas-rich system, throwing out streams of stars and dust into space. 🐍 go.nasa.gov/2VbE737

Wrapped in the gaseous remains of supernova explosions, NGC 1850 is a double star cluster in a neighboring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud. A huge collection of stars near the center is accompanied by a smaller group (lower right). …

Messier86 is moving through space remarkably quickly — its current trajectory is bringing it back towards the center of its cluster at the incredible speed of over 543,000 mph! go.nasa.gov/2mgZ7bz

NASAUniverse There's a supermassive black hole, called Sagittarius A*, at the heart of our galaxy, but did you know that Hubble found that monster black holes reside in most of the other galaxies in the universe, too? ⚫go.nasa.gov/2nw3oIh

Many of the best-loved galaxies in the cosmos are remarkably large, close, bright, or beautiful, often with an unusual structure or history. However, it takes all kinds to make a universe — as demonstrated by this image of Messier 110: …

20 years ago, Hubble captured this image showing the eerie, wispy tendrils of an interstellar cloud being destroyed by the star Merope, one of the brightest members in the Pleiades cluster (also known as the "Seven Sisters"). …

UGC695 is a low-surface-brightness galaxy. These galaxies are so faint that their brightness is less than the background brightness of Earth’s atmosphere. This is the result of the relatively small number of stars within them: …

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