By Khushi Pal
Published Jun 07, 2024

Hindustan Times
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10 fascinating images of space captured by NASA telescopes

The universe is home to innumerable galaxies, stars and nebulae that offer a visual spectacle. Here is a look at ten fascinating images of space captured by NASA.

This stunning image features the spiral galaxy also known as the Hidden Galaxy. 

This spectacular image shows pink gas and dust emitted from a star formation in Messier 78. 

This spectacular image shows the Wolf Rayet nebula which is located 30,000 light-years away. It features a giant bubble surrounding bright stars. 

This mesmerising image shows the SABc-type galaxy. located about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Sculptor.

This breathtaking image shows the Galaxy ESO 137-001 hurtling through space at 1.5 million miles per hour, leaving two tails of superheated gas behind it.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured the striking sight of the top of a pillar of gas and dust in the Carina Nebula.

This gorgeous Hubble image shows colourful clouds of gas and dust in the Lagoon Nebula, located 4,000 light-years away from Earth. 

This breathtaking image shows magnetic fields swirling within the Tarantula Nebula. 

This captivating image shows the Andromeda galaxy, which lies 2.5 million light-years away from Earth. 

Here's a striking infrared view of the Tarantula Nebula. The image shows a cluster of more than 800,000 stars and protostars embedded inside the nebula.