8/29/2013STScI-2013-357.Hubble Sees a Cosmic Caterpillar
This light-year-long knot of interstellar gas and dust resembles a caterpillar on its way to a feast. But the meat of the story is not only what this cosmic caterpillar... (More)
7/25/2013STScI-2013-318.Galaxies, Comets, and Stars! Oh My!
In this Hubble Space Telescope composite image taken in April 2013, the sun-approaching Comet ISON floats against a seemingly infinite backdrop of numerous galaxies and a handful... (More)
7/2/2013STScI-2013-249.Comet ISON Brings Holiday Fireworks
This July 4th, the solar system is showing off some fireworks of its own. Superficially resembling a skyrocket, Comet ISON is hurtling toward the Sun at a whopping 48,000 miles per hour. (More)
6/20/2013STScI-2013-2310.Colliding Galaxy Pair Takes Flight
What looks like a celestial hummingbird is really the result of a collision between a spiral and an elliptical galaxy at a whopping 326 million light- years away. (More)