By Khushi Pal
Published May 27, 2024

Hindustan Times
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Photo Credits: Instagram/nasahubble

10 stunning images of universe capture by NASA Hubble Space Telescope

The universe is home to innumerable galaxies, stars and nebulae that offer a visual spectacle. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed and captured several such cosmic spectacles. Here is a look at some of them. 

This stunning image features the spiral galaxy NGC 4689 which lies 54 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Coma Berenices.

This spectacular image shows the Rubin's Galaxy,

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 amazing image is of a 100 million-year-old globular cluster NGC 1850 in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.

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.

This mesmerising image is of a cluster of huge, hot stars called NGC 3603, surrounded by clouds of interstellar gas and dust.

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

This beautiful image is of the N44 nebula surrounded by glowing hydrogen gas, dust and massive stars. The image shows a starry gap called "superbubble" formed by gas and dust in the nebula.

This captivating image shows a knot of gas and dust formed due to ultraviolet radiation blasting from bright stars. 

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.