NGC 6559 and IC 1274-75 in the constellation | http://exploringuniversecollections.blogspot.com
We Are Not Alone, Carina Nebula Blue Green
A pillar of gas in the Carina Nebula is bathed in the light of hot, massive stars. Radiation and fast winds from the stars sculpt the pillar and cause new star formation within it.
A Comet and a ClusterThis beautiful image shows the comet Lovejoy as it moves past the Pleiades Cluster. While the Pleiades Star Cluster has been studied for thousands of years, the comet Lovejoy was only discovered in August of 2014 by the amateur astronomer Terry Lovejoy. Terry’s passion for astronomy lead him to discover the first comet from ground-based observation in over 40 years.Credit: AmazingSky.com/Terry Lovejoy
30 Doradus in Infrared | Hubble Space Telescope picture postcard of hundreds of brilliant blue stars wreathed by warm, glowing clouds. The festive portrait is the most detailed view of the largest stellar nursery in our local galactic neighborhood.
Voyager 2 holds the record for most celestial bodies observed in a single mission having flown by four planetary systems — two of which were previously, never seen before by human eyes. Then of course
The Wonders of the Carina Nebula, a region of massive star formation in the southern skies, was taken in infrared light using the HAWK-I camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.