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Hubble captures breathtaking picture of dark and light nebulae

Hubble has captured a stunning photo of a baby star in close proximity to both a light nebula and a dark nebula overlapping.

By September 1, 2014

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NASA 3D-prints a nebula, and you can too!

Ever wanted to hold a nebula in your hands? Well now you can thanks to plans from NASA. Warning: It kind of looks like two molars stuck together.

By July 11, 2014

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Sharpest look at the Ring Nebula -- ever! (pictures)

The Hubble Space Telescope returns the highest-resolution images ever captured of Messier 57, also known as the Ring Nebula. They reveal a structure that until now was just theory.

5 Images By May 28, 2013

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The true shape of the Ring Nebula

New images from NASA's Hubble telescope reveal that the Ring Nebula is more complex than we knew. It's not a bagel, but a jelly doughnut.

By May 24, 2013

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Hubble captures Horsehead nebula in stunning infrared

This new image puts the famous hydrogen-dust cloud in an ethereal light, revealing the horse rearing its head above cosmic whitecaps.

By April 21, 2013

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How the Hubble telescope captures the colour out of space

The Hubble can only take images in black and white. Does this mean its gorgeous full-colour photos are "fake"? Well, actually... no.

By September 8, 2014

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Spectacular Carina Nebula image from 268-megapixel telescope

Check out yet another beautiful image of the Carina Nebula, this time taken by the European Southern Observatory.

By December 11, 2012

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Tour the Milky Way in 20 billion pixels

NASA has launched an interactive map of the Milky Way galaxy, constructed over the course of 10 years from more than 2 million infrared images from the Spitzer Space Telescope.

By March 21, 2014

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NASA celebrates Halloween with space ghost images

NASA offers up wispy images of three dying stars to show how space generates its own ghosts.

By October 29, 2013

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Ye gods! Royal Observatory chooses best space pics

From galaxies to moonrises, the Astronomy Photographer of the Year images offer stunning views of the universe.

By September 24, 2013