NGC 7714 ~ This unusual structure is a river of Sun-like stars that has been pulled deep into space by the gravitational tug of a by a passing galaxy, not seen in this Hubble Space Telescope photo. That's because the near-collision between the galaxies ha
This gorgeous infrared image offers a colorful spin on this famous Hubble image of the Sombrero Galaxy. It's actually a spiral galaxy much like the Milky Way.even if it looks more like a giant floating ring than anything else.
Earth has Bullseye ~ This prominent circular feature, known as the Richat Structure, in the Sahara desert of Mauritania is often noted by astronauts because it forms a conspicuous bull's-eye on the otherwise rather featureless expanse of the desert.
Clump of active galactic cores that stretch 4 billion light-years from end to end. The structure is a light quasar group (LQG), a collection of extremely luminous Galactic Nulcei powered by supermassive central black holes.
Herschel's Andromeda Image Credit: ESA/Herschel/PACS & SPIRE Consortium, O. Krause, HSC, H. Linz Explanation: This infrared view from the Herschel Space Observatory explores the Andromeda Galaxy, the closest large spiral galaxy to our own Milky Way.