Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble Captures Universe’s Brightest Galaxies

According to NASA, the galaxy images, magnified through a phenomenon called gravitational lensing, reveal a tangled web of misshapen objects punctuated by exotic patterns such as rings and arcs. The odd shapes are due largely to the foreground lensing galaxies' powerful

Hubble Showcases a Remarkable Galactic Hybrid

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image showcases the remarkable galaxy UGC 12591. UGC 12591 sits somewhere between a lenticular and a spiral. It lies just under 400 million light-years away from us in the westernmost region of the Pisces–Perseus Supercluster, a

Brilliant Stars of Sagittarius Glitter for Hubble Telescope

"The region is rendered in exquisite detail — deep red and bright blue stars are scattered across the frame, set against a background of thousands of more distant stars and galaxies," NASA officials wrote in an image description, according to Space. "Two

Hubble Sees Spiral in Andromeda Constellation

The Andromeda constellation is one of the 88 modern constellations and should not be confused with our neighboring Andromeda Galaxy. The Andromeda constellation is home to the pictured galaxy known as NGC 7640, reports with reference to NASA. Many different classifications

Supermassive black holes may be more common than once thought

Astronomers have uncovered a near-record breaking supermassive black hole, weighing 17 billion suns, in an unlikely place: in the center of a galaxy in a sparsely populated area of the universe, NASA reports. This computer-simulated image shows a supermassive black hole

Hubble shows a young star’s fingerprint

Showcased at the center of this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image is an emission-line star known as IRAS 12196-6300, NASA reports. Located just under 2,300 light-years from Earth, this star displays prominent emission lines, meaning that the star’s light, dispersed into a

Hubble telescope shows a blue bubble in Carina constellation

According to NASA, this beautiful NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image is a Wolf–Rayet star known as WR 31a, located about 30,000 light-years away in the constellation of Carina (The Keel), reports. “The distinctive blue bubble appearing to encircle WR 31a is