This image, obtained during the late commissioning phase of the GeMS adaptive optics system, with the Gemini South AO Imager (GSAOI) on the night of December reveals exquisite details in the outskirts of the Orion Nebula.
New Images Reveal Clouds on Planet Uranus Credit: Lawrence Sromovsky, UW-Madison The two sides of the planet Uranus, as viewed in this composite image by the Keck II Telescope at near infrared wavelengths. The bright splotches are clouds.
The spinning vortex of Saturn's north polar storm resembles a deep red rose surrounded by green foliage in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The storm's eye is about miles kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 mph kph).
The strikingly unusual planetary nebula, NGC Glowing in the constellation Aquila like a giant eye, the nebula is a cloud of gas ejected several thousand years ago from the hot star visible in its center. Photos Of Space From The Hubble Telescope