NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer Mission celebrates its sixth anniversary studying galaxies beyond our Milky Way through its sensitive ultraviolet telescope, the only such far-ultraviolet detector in space. Pictured here, the galaxy known as
Luis Argerich - The Pipe Nebula The "pipe" is an enormous area towards the center of the Milky Way where dust hides the stars in the background. The globular cluster can be seen at the top of the photo and the popular "snake" nebula near the left border.
APOD: 2014 August 25 - Arp 188 and the Tadpoles Tail. In this stunning vista, based on image data from the Hubble Legacy Archive, distant galaxies form a dramatic backdrop for disrupted spiral galaxy Arp the Tadpole Galaxy.
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