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Spitzer Views Star-Forming Region ON2

This newly released image combines X-ray coverage from ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray observatory with an infrared view from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope to show the star-forming…




Herschel Views Star Factory NGC 7538

This new composite image shows NGC 7538, a stellar nursery for massive stars located roughly 9,000 light-years away. The billowing clouds portrayed in this image…








Hubble Views Spiral Galaxy M83

Hubble views spiral galaxy M83, which is located 15 million light-years away in the constellation Hydra. A photogenic and favorite target for amateur astronomers, the…



Hubble Views Irregular Galaxy 149-3

In this image NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope views irregular galaxy ESO 149-3 and other more distant galaxies. This sprinkling of cosmic glitter makes up the…