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"Dark shapes with bright edges winging their way through dusty NGC 6188 are tens of light-years long. The emission nebula is found near the edge of an otherwise dark large molecular cloud in the southern constellation Ara, about 4,000 light-years away." Awesome space photography full of blue, cyan, red, magenta, fuchsia ...and really a billion other colors.

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The Sombrero Galaxy.This massive, beautiful galaxy is over 50,000 light years from tip to tip. Where it gets its name is pretty obvious.

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" you're falling back to me, the star that I can see, I know you're out there. .. somewhere out there..."

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These Are The Most Jaw-Dropping Space Photos Of The Year

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The Lagoon Nebula (also known as Messier 8/M8 or NGC 6523) is a giant interstellar cloud and emission nebula located in the constellation Sagittarius approximately 5,000 light-year from earth. The nebula contains a number of Bok globules, which can be seen as dark, collapsing clouds of gaseous material. This Particular image shows a star forming central region in infrared and was captured by the VISTA telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. Credit: ESO/VISTA

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Cosmic ‘Winter’ Wonderland

Cosmic Winter Wonderland Although there are no seasons in space this cosmic vista invokes thoughts of a frosty winter landscape. It is in fact a region called NGC 6357 where radiation from hot young stars is energizing the cooler gas in the cloud that surrounds them.

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These 96 Photos Say More Than Words Ever Could. #7 Will Break You Down.

Anna Fisher, astronaut, with stars in her eyes on the cover of Life magazine in 1985. She was the first mother in space

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