The Lagoon Nebula ~ captured in all its psychedelic glory by the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii. An all-time favorite of sky-watchers on both hemispheres, the Lagoon Nebula (Messier or is among the most striking examples of a stellar nursery in our n
The Porpoise Galaxy from Hubble What’s happening to this spiral galaxy? Just a few hundred million years ago, NGC the upper of the two large galaxies shown, was likely a normal spiral galaxy – spinning, creating stars – and minding its own.
NASA Butterfly Nebula (NGC Located in the constellation Scorpius, the structure of this nebula is one of the most fragile and complex that has ever been studied. The butterfly shape has lead scientists to name it's structure a "bipolar structure.