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Anatomy of Brown Dwarf's Atmosphere

Herbig-Haro 24 Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage (STScI / AURA) / Hubble-Europe Collaboration Acknowledgment: D. Padgett (GSFC), T. Megeath (University of Toledo), B. Reipurth (University of Hawaii)...This is so makes me wish I was there,.

Earth-sized aurora on Jupiter ~ NASA released this stunning image of a Jupiter aurora on July 1, 2016, just days before the Juno spacecraft arrives at Jupiter after a 5-year voyage. The Hubble Space Telescope acquired the imagery back on May 19, as part of a program to study how the solar wind affects auroras on Jupiter.

Uranus is the third largest planet in our Solar System. Uranus has nine major rings and 27 known moons. This image, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope in infrared reveals cloud structures not normally visible. Methane gas in the upper atmosphere absorbs red light, giving the planet its blue-green color. Uranus is spinning on its side, probably because of a collision with a large object early in the Solar System's history.

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A New View of the Tarantula Nebula

A New View of the Tarantula Nebula Image Credits: X-ray: NASA/CXC/PSU/L.Townsley et al.; Optical: NASA/STScI; Infrared: NASA/JPL/PSU/L.Townsley et al.

Milky Way Galaxy looming over Wilson Beach in Australia

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A Cosmic Holiday Ornament, Hubble-Style

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope photographed a festive-looking nearby planetary nebula called NGC 5189

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Pictures of the Day

NASA released an image Thursday of spiral galaxy NGC 4921 taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. The picture was created from 80 separate pictures.

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30 Unbelievable Photos of Space

NGC 6357: Cathedral to Massive Stars Image Credit: NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellániz (IAA, Spain) Explanation: How massive can a normal star be? Estimates made from distance, brightness and standard solar models had given one star in the open cluster Pismis 24 over 200 times the mass of our Sun, nearly making it the record holder.

Rings and Moons Circling Uranus, taken by Hubble space telescope.