By Neha Yadav
Published May 20, 2024

Hindustan Times
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Photo Credits: NASA

10 smokey images of space captured by NASA

The US space agency NASA frequently shares spectacular images of space online. Here are some smokey images of cosmos, nebulae, supernovas and more you must see.

This gorgeous image is of a giant nebula NGC 2014 and its neighbor NGC 2020 which is a part of a vast star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.

This captivating image by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows a nebula inside the Orion constellation composed of debris resulting from the birth of a new star, Orionis. 

This Hubble image is of the cluster Westerlund 2 and its surroundings captured in near-infrared exposures taken by the Wide Field Camera.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured this striking image of the N44 nebula featuring glowing hydrogen gas, dust and massive stars. 

Captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, this image of Barnard 33 or the Horsehead Nebula shows a part of space in the constellation of Orion. 

Here's a stunning image of the colourful and smokey Lagoon Nebula, located about 4000 light-years away from Earth.

This astounding image of dust and smoke in space is of the Orion Nebula. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured the sharpest view of the Orion Nebula.

This surreal image is of a star-forming region in N66. It is located 210,000 light-years away in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured this sparkly and smokey image of the three stars HP Tau twinkling amidst gas and dust.