NGC 2264 is a young triangular-shaped open cluster of stars embedded in a star-forming cloud, located around 2600 light-years away in the north-eastern corner of the constellation of Monoceros (the Unicorn).
Butterfly Emerges from Stellar Demise in Planetary Nebula NGC 6302 - Gas released by a dying star races across space at more than miles an hour, forming the delicate shape of a celestial butterfly. This nebula is also known as NGC 6302 or the Bug Nebula.
Simeis 147 (Spaghetti Nebula) is a large SN remnant in the constellations of Taurus and Auriga. It is the result of a SN explosion about years ago, it is 3000 light years away and about 140 light years across.what's your spaghetti policy?
Hubble Captures View of 'Mystic Mountain' the Carina Nebula. The top of a three-light-year tall pillar of cool hydrogen is being worn away by the radiation of nearby stars, while stars within the pillar unleash jets of gas that stream from the peaks.
NGC 6188 and NGC 6164 Fantastic shapes lurk in clouds of glowing hydrogen gas in NGC about light-years away. The emission nebula is found near the edge of a large molecular cloud unseen at visible wavelengths, in the southern constellation Ara.
An artist's illustration of the black hole at the heart of a quasar in the distant universe. The biggest black hole known to exist lives in the nearby galaxy It's times bigger than the Milky Way's supermassive black hole.