Combined X-Ray and Optical Images of the Crab Nebula

Combined X-Ray and Optical Images of the Crab Nebula
Credit – NASA, ESA, HEIC, and The Hubble Heritage Team

The Crab Nebula is a supernova remnant and pulsar wind nebula and a uniquely beautiful object. At the centre of the nebula lies the Crab Pulsar, a neutron star 30 km across.

 

 

 

 

Mars

Credit – NASA, ESA, HEIC, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

A beautiful Hubble image of Mars

Mars

Cats Eye Nebula

The Cats Eye Nebula
Credit – NASA, ESA, HEIC, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

The Cat’s Eye Nebula

Twisting Galaxy

Galaxy ESO 510-G13. Credit – NASA, ESA, HEIC, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

A lovely side-on galaxy where we can see the dust lanes have been twisted by gravitational interaction with another galaxy.

Twisting Galaxy

Ultra Deep Field

Hubble Ultra Deep Field – Credit STScI/NASA

 

The Hubble Ultra Deep Field. Almost every object in this image is a galaxy.

 

The Ultra Deep Field

The Andromeda Galaxy

Copyright NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

 

A fantastic image of the Andromeda galaxy.

 

The Andromeda Galaxy