CREDIT: ESO/Yuri Beletsky (CC by 3.0)
CREDIT: R. Williams (STScI), the Hubble Deep Field Team, NASACREDIT: NASA/STScI
The Crab Nebula shows
astronomers the remnants
of a supernova.
This image has bn
colorized—dierent
colors represent
dierent elements
expeed by the explosion.
A laser is pointed toward
the Milky Way from the
Very Large Telescope (VLT).
Pointed to a tiny "dark"
point in the sky, the Hule
space telescope was able
to view the most distant and
youngest galaxies ever sn.
Ancient astronomers
recorded the explosion
of this star nearly
1,000years ago.
The Whirlpl Galaxy is
a claic spiral galaxy.
One of its arms swps in
front of a second galaxy
in this image from the
Hule Space Telescope.
CREDIT: S. Beckwith (STScI), ESA, NASA
CREDIT: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA
This infrared image shows
a bright blue star hurtling
through a large cloud of
interstear dust and gas.
This image of Andromeda, our
neighboring galaxy, shows
infrared (red) and X-rays (blue)
not visible to the naked eye. We
once thought Andromeda was a
nebula (s page 144).
CREDIT: ESA/Herschel/PACS/SPIRE/J. Fritz, U. Gent; X-ray: ESA/XMM Newton/EPIC/W. Pietsch, MPE
Astronaut Tracy Caldwe Dyson
lks out the windows of the
International Space Station.
CREDIT: NASA/Douglas Wheelock
The International Space Station hangs over Earth. A work
in progre, the I has bn expanded with aitional
modules and solar panels without leaving orbit.
CREDIT: STS-133 Shuttle Crew, NASA
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