Galaxy

 

Mid-Air Meteor and Milky Way

On September 24, a late evening commercial flight from Singapore to Australia offered stratospheric views of the southern hemisphere's night sky.

NGC 7714: Starburst after Galaxy Collision

Is this galaxy jumping through a giant ring of stars?

The Hydrogen Clouds of M33

Gorgeous spiral galaxy M33 seems to have more than its fair share of glowing hydrogen gas.

The Annotated Galactic Center

The center of our Milky Way galaxy can be found some 26,000 light-years away toward the constellation Sagittarius.

Eye Sky a Dragon

What do you see when you look into this sky?

The Tulip in the Swan

Framing a bright emission region, this telescopic view looks out across a pretty field of stars along the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy.

M31: The Andromeda Galaxy

How far can you see?

Recycling Cassiopeia A

Massive stars in our Milky Way Galaxy live spectacular lives.

The Large Cloud of Magellan

It is the most massive of the Milky Way's satellite galaxies.

Messier 61 Close Up

Image data from the Hubble Space Telescope, the European Southern Observatory, and small telescopes on planet Earth are combined in this magnificent portrait of face-on spiral galaxy Messier 61 (M61).

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