The Horse Head Nebula is a cloud of ionized- hydrogen in the constellation Orion. The clouds are lit from within by young hot stars. The interstellar dust absobs the light from part of ionized cloud creating this beautiful contrast
The Pillars of Creation, 2015 version. This is a new view of one of the Hubble Space Telescope's most iconic images! (Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA)) via Astronomy Picture of the Day
Enlarge the picture on your screen and start to write. "A photograph taken by a member of Expedition aboard the International Space Station, looking down on the Bahamas from orbit --This world is really awesome.
Inside the Cupola, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, International Space Station Expedition 36 flight engineer, uses a lens on a digital still camera to photograph a target of opportunity on Earth some 250 miles below him.