This infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Helix nebula, a cosmic starlet often photographed by amateur astronomers for its vivid colors and eerie resemblance to a giant eye. 36 / 40 Photo by Comets Kick up Dust in Helix Nebula;
Interstellar Water: The Secret to Finding Habitable Planets With the James Webb Telescope
This cool space wallpaper from the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory shows the remarkable super star cluster Westerlund This exceptionally bright cluster lies in the southern constellation of Ara (The Altar).
Hubble snaps a shot at and delicate ribbon of gas that eerily passes by. It is a remnant of a Supernova that occurred over a thousand yrs ago. It is 60 light yrs in diameter and still expanding at 6 million mph.