Supernova

 

Along the Western Veil

Delicate in appearance, these filaments of shocked, glowing gas, are draped across planet Earth's sky toward the constellation of Cygnus.

In Wolf's Cave

The mysterious blue reflection nebula found in catalogs as VdB 152 or Ced 201 really is very faint.

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.

Supernova Cannon Expels Pulsar J0002

What could shoot out a neutron star like a cannon ball?

Rumors of a Dark Universe

Twenty-one years ago results were first presented indicating that most of the energy in our universe is not in stars or galaxies but is tied to space itself.

Elements in the Aftermath

Massive stars spend their brief lives furiously burning nuclear fuel.

Cygnus Skyscape

This beautiful skyscape is painted across the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy.

NGC 1566: The Spanish Dancer Spiral Galaxy

If not perfect, then this spiral galaxy is at least one of the most photogenic.

Carina Nebula Panorama from Hubble

How do violent stars affect their surroundings?

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