NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has sent a stunning image of the Milky Way’s galactic center. The image displays a portion of the dense central area, a never-before-seen view of the Sagittarius C (Sgr C) star-forming region, situated around 300 light-years from Sagittarius A*, the central supermassive black hole of...
The peaceful exterior of the cosmos often hides the tumultuous and explosive events that have occurred within its vast expanse. Recently, the NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured an image of NGC 941, a spiral galaxy with an explosive past, situated approximately 55 million light-years away in the constellation Triangulum. The...
The combination of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)’s infrared vision and the Hubble Space Telescope’s visible-light observations has created a vivid panorama of the Christmas Tree Galaxy Cluster, officially named MACS0416. Located 4.3 billion light-years away, this vibrant cluster of galaxies is adorned with flickering “Christmas lights” – 14...
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) has captured an unusual galactic pair known as Arp 107.
NASA’s latest lunar images, featured in National Geographic Magazine’s special space issue and created from data captured by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) and the ShadowCam instrument on Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO), illuminates the lunar south pole’s unprecedented beauty.
The distance to NGC 3156 is approximately 72.67 million light-years from us. With an apparent magnitude of 12.30 in the V-band and 13.07 in the B-band, NGC 3156 may not be among the brightest gems in the night sky, but its allure lies in its unique characteristics.
In an image recently captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, a globular cluster named Terzan 12 takes center stage, located 15,000 light-years away in the constellation of Sagittarius within our Milky Way galaxy.
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has surprised astronomers again by sending them another mesmerizing image of a small irregular galaxy ESO 300-16, located 28.7 million light-years away in the Eridanus constellation.
The new capture is the first of Hubble’s 18 observations of the asteroid since the impact event to reveal an unexpected and startling development: a double tail of debris is emerging from the asteroid system, according to a news release.
The James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope, two of NASA’s Great Observatories, have captured images of a special NASA experiment designed to deliberately smash a spacecraft into a small asteroid in the first-ever in-space test for planetary defense.
The world’s first planetary defense test mission, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), has captured a brilliant spectacle of Jupiter and its four largest moons.
Neptune does not appear blue to Webb because its Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam) only sees objects in the near-infrared spectrum between 0.6 and 5 microns.
Astronomers are especially interested in the Tarantula Nebula because of its chemical components and behavior, which resemble those of parts of the early universe when star formation was at its peak.
Galaxy NGC 4303 is also called a starburst galaxy because unusually high amount of stars are getting birth there.