NGC7635 - Bubble Nebula

NGC7635 in Hubble Palette

Windblown NGC 3199

2021 May 6

Unusual Mountain Ahuna Mons on Asteroid Ceres

What created this unusual mountain?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Methane Bubbles Frozen in Lake Baikal

What are these bubbles frozen into Lake Baikal? Methane. Lake Baikal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Russia, is the world's largest (by volume), oldest, and deepest lake, containing over 20% of the world's fresh water.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Tarantula Nebula

The Tarantula Nebula, also known as 30 Doradus, is more than a thousand light-years in diameter, a giant star forming region within nearby satellite galaxy the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Glowing Elements in the Soul Nebula

Stars are forming in the Soul of the Queen of Aethopia.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Fresh Tiger Stripes on Saturn's Enceladus

Do underground oceans vent through the tiger stripes on Saturn's moon Enceladus?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: In the Heart of the Tarantula Nebula

In the heart of monstrous Tarantula Nebula lies huge bubbles of energetic gas, long filaments of dark dust, and unusually massive stars.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Sakurajima Volcano with Lightning

Why does a volcanic eruption sometimes create lightning?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula

Blown by the wind from a massive star, this interstellar apparition has a surprisingly familiar shape.