Starburst Galaxy Plumes of glowing hydrogen blast from the central nucleus of The pale, star-like objects are clusters of tens to hundreds of thousands of stars. -NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Bright Spiral Galaxy from Hubble. Explanation: The Hubble Space Telescope has resolved individual stars in a spectacular new image of nearby spiral galaxy Light takes about 12 million years to reach us from
- Triangulum Galaxy: The small, northern constellation Triangulum harbors this massive, face-on spiral galaxy. A popular name for this galaxy is the Pinwheel Galaxy. is over light-years in diameter and about 3 million light-years distant.
Hot stars burn brightly in this new image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer, showing the ultraviolet side of a familiar face. Approximately million light-years away, the Andromeda galaxy, or is our Milky Way's largest galactic neighbor.