Category: Colors

Eta Carinae Nebula (NGC 3372).

Eta Carinae Nebula (NGC 3372).

Credit: william226

NGC 2070.

NGC 2070.

Credit: Maicon Germiniani

Orion Widefield.

Orion Widefield.

Credit: Robert Fields

Colourful Stars inside Globular Star Cluster O…

Colourful Stars inside Globular Star Cluster Omega Centauri.

Credit: NASA, ESA and The Hubble SM4 ERO Team

This artist’s illustration shows a giant…

This artist’s illustration shows a giant cloud of hydrogen streaming off a warm, Neptune-sized planet just 97 light-years from Earth. The exoplanet is tiny compared to its star, a red dwarf named GJ 3470. The star’s intense radiation is heating the hydrogen in the planet’s upper atmosphere to a point where it escapes into space. 


Credit: NASA, ESA and D. Player (STScI)

back-to-the-stars-again: Venus and the crescen…

back-to-the-stars-again:

Venus and the crescent moon.

Credit: Jeff Berkes

Milky Way above Volcan Concepcion, Nicaragua.

Milky Way above Volcan Concepcion, Nicaragua.

Credit: Carlos Moreira

M42, Orion Nebula.

M42, Orion Nebula.

Credit: Rafael Compassi

back-to-the-stars-again: Buried under layers o…

back-to-the-stars-again:

Buried under layers of glowing, multi-colored gas, at the heart of supernova remnant Cassiopeia A, are massive caverns carved out by radioactive metal.

Credit: NASA/CXC/SAO

Emission/Reflection Nebula NGC 1333.

Emission/Reflection Nebula NGC 1333.

Credit: Bob Lockwood