The glittering galaxies of NASA's Hubble

All that glitters may not be gold, but galaxy ESO 318-13 is nonetheless very impressive indeed.

The peculiar compact Blue Dwarf Galaxy

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently captured a rather impressive image of the irregular NGC 5253 galaxy.

Hubble spots a loose spiral galaxy

NASA's  Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of the spiral galaxy ESO 499-G37, seen below against a backdrop of distant galaxies, scattered with nearby stars.

Hubble captures galactic fireflies

A recent image snapped by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope illustrates numerous luminous galaxies glowing just like fireflies on a dark night.

Hubble captures a colorful lenticular galaxy

NASA's stalwart Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a beautiful galaxy that, with its reddish and yellow central area, seems rather like an spectacular explosion from a Hollywood movie.

The multi-color stars of globular cluster NGC 6362

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently captured an impressive view of the center of globular cluster NGC 6362.

Fomalhaut b regains planetary status

The nearby star Fomalhaut does host a massive exoplanet after all, say NASA scientists following a second look at Hubble data.

Hubble snaps galaxy in a spin

NASA astronomers describe NGC 3344 as a "glorious" spiral galaxy around half the size of the Milky Way, which lies some 25 million light-years distant.

The cosmic riches of Messier 69

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a dazzling image of the globular cluster Messier 69, or M 69 for short. 

Hubble captures a dusty spiral galaxy

NASA’s Hubble space telescope has snapped a picture of galaxy NGC 4183, seen below with a beautiful backdrop of distant galaxies and nearby stars.

Hubble pictures deepest-ever view of space

Astronomers have pieced together the deepest-ever view of the universe, peering back more than thirteen billion years.

NASA’s Hubble snaps a spiral galaxy side-on

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a sharp image of NGC 4634, a spiral galaxy seen exactly side-on.

Hubble snaps a supernova in NGC 5806

NASA has released an image of a supernova (SN 2004dg) that occurred in NGC 5806, a spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo (the Virgin) located approximately 80 million light years from Earth.

Hubble snaps a collection of ancient stars

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope recently captured a stunning image of the globular cluster Messier 56.

Hubble spots a lonely galactic island

When it comes to intergalactic real estate, our solar system boasts quite a enviable location as it is part of a big spiral galaxy known as the Milky Way which is kept company by numerous dwarf galaxies.

These star clusters are on a collision course

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently observed two clusters full of massive stars that appear to be in the early stages of merging.

Hubble spots fifth Pluto moon

NASA has confirmed the discovery of a fifth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto.

Hubble snaps a vapor of stars

Relatively few galaxies are endowed with the sweeping, luminous spiral arms or brightly glowing center of our own Milky Way galaxy. 

NASA's Hubble detects an "evaporating" exoplanet

An international team of astronomers have positively identified significant changes in the atmosphere of a planet located beyond our solar system. 

Hubble snaps a globular cluster

Charles Messier, the famous 18th century French astronomer, may have cataloged over 100 galaxies and clusters, even though he was primarily interested in comets.