By Neha Yadav
Published May 29, 2024

Hindustan Times
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Photo Credits: NASA

10 glittering images of space shared by NASA

The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) frequently shares mesmerising images of space. Here are some glittery images from space shared by NASA.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured this stunning image of the cluster Westerlund 2 and its surroundings. The image shows bright stars shimmering amidst colourful gas and dust.

NASA shared this twinkling image of a star cluster NGC 1850, captured by its Hubble Space Telescope. This star cluster is located about 160,000 light-years away from Earth.

Shared by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is this spectacular image of N44, a complex nebula with glowing hydrogen gas amidst dust and massive stars. The image shows a starry gap called 'superbubble' in the center.

Here's a NASA's Hubble image of the Antennae Galaxies. The image shows the two galaxies, NGC 4038 and NGC 4039 interacting and merging together. 

NASA shared this sparkly image of bright newly formed stars in the centre of a gigantic star-forming region known as N90. 

This astounding image is NASA's Hubble image which shows intricately detailed star-forming regions in space, located 210,000 light-years away in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC).

This breathtaking image captured from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows a star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

This marvelous and colourful image shared by NASA is of the Boomerang Nebula. The image shows clouds of dust and gas forming two symmetrical lobes. This nebula is located about 5,000 light-years away from Earth.

Here's a cosmic NASA image of two galaxies colliding and merging together to become one galaxy called Arp 282.