Away from the companionship of clusters, a lone galaxy peers into the abyss of empty space.
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.
It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.
Three of Jupiter's largest moons gather together to cross the planet's face for a rare astronomical show.
NASA pulls out all the Hubble stops with a fresh look at the unreal columns of gas surrounded by sparkling stars found in the Eagle Nebula.
Swirling nebulae, galactic gas clouds and sparkling galaxies have all come under the Hubble Space Telescope's watchful eye, generating some of the most spectacular views of space ever seen.
Hubble has captured a new image of barred spiral galaxy NGC 986, located in the heart of the constellation Fornax.
The Hubble can only take images in black and white. Does this mean its gorgeous full-colour photos are "fake"? Well, actually... no.
Hubble has captured a stunning photo of a baby star in close proximity to both a light nebula and a dark nebula overlapping.
Astronomers discover what could be a supernova survivor, a white dwarf star that may have defied a fiery death.