Object name: Super Star Clusters in Dust-Enshrouded Galaxy. Inside two merging galaxies, NASA has discovered a region full of star formations. (NASA / ESA / C. Wilson) Constellation: Serpens Distance from Earth: 250 million light-years
Clump of active galactic cores that stretch 4 billion light-years from end to end. The structure is a light quasar group (LQG), a collection of extremely luminous Galactic Nulcei powered by supermassive central black holes.
The Sword Of Orion ~ The Orion constellation is noticeable for three medium-bright stars in a short, straight row. These stars represent Orion’s Belt. If you look closely, you’ll notice a curved line of stars “hanging” from the three Belt stars.
Colour image of the region known as NGC 2264 — an area of sky that includes the sparkling blue baubles of the Christmas Tree star cluster and the Cone Nebula. Image shows a region of space about 30 light-years across.
A Vertical panorama of the Milky Way after twilight. The central bulge of the Milky Way is clearly visible at Sagitarius. The great rift in the middle and the dark coalsack nebula are also visible contrasting against the bright sky.