The Hourglass Nebula, 8,000 light years away, has a pinched-in-the-middle look because the winds that shape it are  weaker at the centre.

The Hourglass Nebula, light years away, has a pinched-in-the-middle look because the winds that shape it are weaker at the centre. Image from Hubble Telescope

Uranus as seen by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope in 2005

This image from the Hubble Space Telescope clearly shows the equatorial rings of Uranus, a southern cloud deck and a bright cloud in the northern hemisphere. Uranus is unique in that its axis is tilted to align with the solar system elliptic plane.

The Carina Nebula --- NASA/Hubble Space Telescope

The Carina Nebula --- NASA/Hubble Space Telescope.all of the Hubble photos will be inspiration for an art project in oil pastel and J's will have an inserted picture of the Tardis.

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"a photograph of a star forming, courtesy of Hubble… --This is the most amazing image from space I have ever seen :)" - I can't believe this is even a photograph! It looks like a painting!

"When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it."

Featured Image: the cosmic ice sculptures of the Carina Nebula via Hubblesite. The visible space is big, complex and can be incredibly…

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Hubble Space Telescope image of the cluster Westerlund 2 and its surroundings.

infinity-imagined: Super Star Cluster Westerlund This cluster is so massive that it is expected to eventually evolve into a globular cluster. It hosts a dozen O-class hypergiant stars, each one with a luminosity - times greater than that of our Sun.

Has to be one of the coolest pictures I've seen in a long time. Our beautiful World through the lens of the Hubble telescope.

Today's Short Reading from the Bible . "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth . " Then God made the earth round . And God laughed and God laughed.

Rare Triple Eclipse On Jupiter - Five spots – one colored white, one blue, and three black – are scattered across the upper half of the planet. The spots are actually a rare alignment of three of Jupiter's largest moons – Io, Ganymede, and Callisto – across the planet's face - Hubble Space Telescope

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope picture of a rare alignment of three of Jupiter's largest moons – Io, Ganymede, and Callisto – across the planet's face. Photo Credit - NASA, ESA, and E. Karkoschka (University of Arizona)

Astronomers Select Top Ten Most Amazing Pictures Taken by Hubble Space Telescope in Last 16 Years.     Fourth Place: - At four is the Cat's Eye Nebula

Astronomers Select Top Ten Most Amazing Pictures Taken by Hubble Space Telescope in Last 16 Years. Fourth Place: - At four is the Cat's Eye Nebula - just look at the clarity of it!

10 Hubble Space Telescope Facts | Astronomy Is Awesome

10 Hubble Space Telescope Facts guaranteed to drop your jaw or your money back. See how much this telescope cost, how big it is, how fast it mores and more!

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"Sometimes at night I would sleep open-eyed underneath a sky dripping with stars. I was alive then." - Albert Camus, Return to Tipasa

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