By Khushi Pal
Published Apr 16, 2024

Hindustan Times
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Photo Credits: NASA

10 stunning views of space captured by NASA

NASA frequently shares captivating pictures of space. Here is a look at ten stunning views of space captured by NASA.

This stunning image features Cassiopeia A, a supernova remnant emitting extremely bright gamma rays, located about 11,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cassiopeia. 

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this striking image of a solar flare emitted by the sun on June 22, 2015. 

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured this breathtaking sight of the Cat's Eye nebula. Such nebulae are formed when stars eject their outer layers of gas.

This gorgeous image captured by Galaxy Evolution Explorer features the remnants of a massive stellar explosion that occurred 5,000 to 8,000 years ago. 

This mesmerising image shows the star-forming complex in the Perseus spiral arm of our Milky Way galaxy.⁣ It is located 6,000 light-years away in the constellation Cassiopeia. 

Check out this marvellous image of the spiral galaxy M77, located 47 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation Cetus. 

Taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, this image is of the star-forming region Sagittarius C. The image shows a cluster of baby stars sparkling amidst a cloud of dust.

Taken by NASA's Spitzer and GALEX telescopes, this image captures the death of the Helix Nebula, located 650 light-years away from Earth.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took this captivating image of a cosmic reef, part of a vast star-forming region, which is home to massive stars about 10-20 times the size of the sun.

NASA's Super Pressure Balloon captured this beautiful image featuring the Tarantula and Antennae galaxies.