A tower of cold gas and dust rises from the Eagle Nebula.
Hubble Comes of Age With Dramatic New Image
This image of a pair of interacting galaxies called Arp 273 was released to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The distorted shape of the larger of the two galaxies shows signs of tidal interactions with the smaller of the two. It is thought that the smaller galaxy has actually passed through the larger one.
The Cat's Eye Nebula from Hubble Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble, HLA; Reprocessing & Copyright: Raul Villaverde
According to NASA, this is a Hubble image of an enormous bubble being blown into space by a super-hot, massive star. This feature is called the Bubble Nebula. (Photo: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team )
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a galaxy - called IC335 - that's over 60 million light years away from Earth. Epic Science! TRENDING ON EPICTIMES: AirAsia Flight QZ8501 - Dead Bodies and Debris Found This image shows the galaxy, part of a group with three other galaxies - they're located in the Fornax Galaxy Cluster and seen from the perspective of Earth. …