By Neha Yadav
Published Jun 17, 2024

Hindustan Times
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10 stunning images of cosmos shared by NASA

The universe is home to innumerable galaxies, stars and nebulae that offer a visual spectacle. Here are some stunning images of cosmos shared by NASA as its Astronomy Pictures of the Day.

NASA shared this breathtaking image of the Lion Nebula. This nebula is about 10,000 light-years away from Earth in the constellation Aethopia.

Here's what the core of the Carina Nebula looks like. This image shows stars forming, dying, and leaving a surreal tapestry of dark dusty filaments.

Popularly called Thor's Helmet, NASA shared this image of the NGC 2359 showing an interstellar bubble blown with fast wind from the bright massive star near the bubble's center.

Captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, this pretty image of the Cat's Eye Nebula in Optical and X-ray was shared as its Astronomy Picture of the Day.

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope captured this spectacular image of a runaway star Zeta Ophiuchi. This star is about 20 times more massive than the sun.

This splendid image of the Jellyfish Nebula, shared by NASA, shows a cloud of bubble-shaped supernova remnant expanding after a star explosion.

NASA shared this stunning image of the Eagle Ray Nebula, which shows interstellar dust rising in the blackness of space, giving it a ghost-like appearance.

NASA shared this gorgeous image of the Horsehead Nebula. The photo shows stars forming within the dark clouds.

Take a look at this captivating image of the Hummingbird Galaxy captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

Here's a striking image of the Iris Nebula shared by NASA. It shows a plume of bright blue and violet gas emerging amidst a cluster of stars.