Wypływy protogwiazdowe w Serpens

2024-06-27

Jets of material blasting from newborn stars, are captured in this James Webb Space Telescope close-up of the Serpens Nebula. The powerful protostellar outflows are bipolar, twin jets spewing in opposite directions. Their directions are ...

Timelapse: Zorza polarna, SAR i Droga...

2024-06-26 Jeff Dai (TWAN); Music (License): Suite bergamasque by Claude Debussy

What's happening in the sky this unusual night? Most striking in the featured 4.5-hour 360-degree panoramic video, perhaps, is the pink and purple aurora. That's because this night, encompassing May 11, was famous for its auroral skies ...

Mgławica Dark Doodad

2024-06-25 Martin Pugh & Rocco Sung

What is that strange brown ribbon on the sky? When observing the star cluster NGC 4372, observers frequently take note of an unusual dark streak nearby running about three degrees in length. The streak, actually a long molecular cloud, has ...

JADES-GS-z14-0: Nowy najdalszy obiekt

2024-06-24

What if we could see back to the beginning of the universe? We could see galaxies forming. But what did galaxies look like back then? These questions took a step forward recently with the release of the analysis of a James Webb Space Telescope ...

Kolory Saturna z Cassini

2024-06-23

What creates Saturn's colors? The featured picture of Saturn only slightly exaggerates what a human would see if hovering close to the giant ringed world. The image was taken in 2005 by the robot Cassini spacecraft that orbited Saturn ...

Ciemna Mgławica Lynds 1251

2024-06-22 Long Xin

Stars are forming in Lynds Dark Nebula (LDN) 1251. About 1,000 light-years away and drifting above the plane of our Milky Way galaxy, LDN 1251 is also less appetizingly known as "The Rotten Fish Nebula." The dusty molecular cloud is ...

NGC 1546 Hubble'a&#039

2024-06-21

Returning to science operations on June 14, the Hubble Space Telescope used its new pointing mode to capture this sharp image of spiral galaxy NGC 1546. A member of the Dorado galaxy group, the island universe lies a mere 50 million light-years ...

Sandy i księżycowa aureola

2024-06-20 Marcella Giulia Pace

Last April's Full Moon shines through high clouds near the horizon, casting shadows in this garden-at-night skyscape. Along with canine sentinel Sandy watching the garden gate, the wide-angle snapshot also captured the bright Moon's 22 ...

NGC 6188: Dragons of Ara

2024-06-19 Carlos Taylor

Do dragons fight on the altar of the sky? Although it might appear that way, these dragons are illusions made of thin gas and dust. The emission nebula NGC 6188, home to the glowing clouds, is found about 4,000 light years away near the edge of ...

Gigantyczne odrzutowce nad Himalajami

2024-06-18 Li Xuanhua

Yes, but can your thunderstorm do this? Pictured here are gigantic jets shooting up from a thunderstorm last week toward the Himalayan Mountains in China and Bhutan. The composite image captured four long jets that occurred only minutes apart. ...