By Khushi Pal
Published Jul 10, 2024

Hindustan Times
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Photo Credits: Instagram/nasa

Exploring the cosmos: 10 dreamy images of space captured by NASA 

The universe is home to innumerable galaxies, stars, and nebulae that are a visual spectacle. Here are ten breathtaking images of space captured by NASA telescopes. 

This stunning image features the Omega Nebula, a horseshoe-shaped nebula with red dust along its outer shell. 

 NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope captured this mesmerising sight of a stellar nursery home to thousands of young stars. 

NASA's Chandra X-ray took this image of Cassiopeia A, the remains of a massive star that exploded about 350 years ago.

This sparkling 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.

Spitzer Space Telescope captured this image of stars forming in the Christmas Tree Cluster. 

This striking image shows the Veil Nebula.

This beautiful image is of the N44 nebula surrounded by glowing hydrogen gas, dust and massive stars.

This captivating image shows a star-forming region amidst gas and dust, located 13,000 light-years from Earth.⁣

Here's a surreal infrared view of the Tarantula Nebula. The image shows a cluster of over 800,000 stars and protostars embedded inside the nebula.