Dazzling Diamonds of Trumpler 14 - A new image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope reveals shimmering jewel-like stars. A cluster of stars known as Trumpler 14 about light-years from Earth contains a couple thousand young, luminous stars.
Hubble Frontier Field Abell This long-exposure Hubble Space Telescope image of massive galaxy cluster Abell 2744 (foreground) is the deepest ever made of any cluster of galaxies. It shows some of the faintest and youngest galaxies ever detected in space.
The caterpillar-shaped knot, called IRAS is a protostar in a very early evolutionary stage. It is still in the process of collecting material from an envelope of gas surrounding it. The object lies light-years away in the constellation Cygnus
Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1073 (Feb 20 Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Space Telescope Many spiral galaxies have bars across their centers. Even our own Milky Way Galaxy is thought to have a modest central bar.
How a sunset might look on Earth's new cousin Kepler-186f
Humanity's most advanced telescopes have begun to confirm distant planets circling their stars within the habitable zone. Use a conservative definition of what makes a potentially habitable planet, and these 7 exoplanets still make the grade.