By Neha Yadav
Published Apr 24, 2024

Hindustan Times
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Photo Credits: Instagram/nasahubble

10 sparkly images of space captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope

The US space agency NASA frequently shares sparkly images of space captured by its Hubble Space Telescope. Here are some of them.

This spectacular image is of a turbulent stellar nursery in the giant nebula NGC 2014. The nebula is situated approximately 163,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud. 

This stunning image of the cluster Westerlund 2 and its surroundings shows a starry nebula with colourful dust and gas. 

Here's a beautiful image of the star-forming region NGC 3603 with massive young cluster of stars surrounded by orange and blue dust and gas.

This surreal image is of the Antennae Galaxies, a pair of galaxies NGC 4038 and NGC 4039 colliding and merging together.

This spectacular Hubble image shows the Barnard 33, Horsehead Nebula. It shows a giant plume of smoke and dust rising in space like a giant seahorse.

This astounding image shows bright blue newly formed stars in the centre of a star-forming region known as N90, located in the Small Magellanic Cloud.

This captivating image shows the star cluster NGC 346. The image shows dramatic structures and filaments in the Small Magellanic Cloud, located about 210,000 light-years away from Earth.

This beautiful image of the Centaurus A, also known as NGC 5128, shows young stars shining bright amidst dust and gas. 

This splendid Hubble image features the galaxy NGC 6984, an elegant spiral galaxy in the constellation Indus. It is located 200 million light-years away from Earth.

Captured by Hubble Space Telescope, this gorgeous image is of RS Puppis, a variable star, also known as a Cepheid variable. It shows the RS Puppis shining bright amidst thick, dark clouds of dust.

This mesmerising image features galaxies NGC 4302 and NGC 4298, located 55 million light-years away. This image is a mosiac of four separate captures from Hubble.