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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)

Stellar fireworks in galaxy NGC 4449.

Stellar fireworks in galaxy NGC 4449.

Credit: NASA, ESA, A Aloisi and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)- ESA/Hubble Collaboration

Celestial Fireworks – Official Hubble 25th Ann…

Celestial Fireworks – Official Hubble 25th Anniversary Image (2015).

Credit: NASA, ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), A Nota, The Westerlund 2 Science Team

Star Birth in Galaxy M83.

Star Birth in Galaxy M83.

Credit: NASA, ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Supernova remnant N63A menagerie.

Supernova remnant N63A menagerie.

Credit: NASA, ESA, HEIC and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Starry Splendor in the Core of Omega Centauri,…

Starry Splendor in the Core of Omega Centauri, NGC 5139.

Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Galaxy Cluster MS 0735.Credit: NASA, ESA, CXC, STScI and B…

Galaxy Cluster MS 0735.

Credit: NASA, ESA, CXC, STScI and B McNamara, NRAO and L Birzan & team

Rainbow Image of the Egg Nebula.Credit: NASA, The Hubble…

Rainbow Image of the Egg Nebula.

Credit: NASA, The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Acknowledgment: W Sparks and R Sahai

Gravitational Lens and Galaxy Cluster, MACS 1206.Credit: NASA,…

Gravitational Lens and Galaxy Cluster, MACS 1206.

Credit: NASA, ESA, M Postman, The CLASH Team and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

The Colourful Demise of a Sun-like Star.Credit: NASA, ESA, K…

The Colourful Demise of a Sun-like Star.

Credit: NASA, ESA, K Noll (STScI)