Six Of The Most Astounding Images Of Space

Published March 7, 2012
Updated February 8, 2019
Published March 7, 2012
Updated February 8, 2019

Astounding Images Of Space: Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula Outerspace Images

In 2006, the Hubble Space Telescope captured this incredibly intricate image of the Orion Nebula. This nebula is a celestial wonder just south of Orion’s Belt and holds the title of the most photographed feature of the night sky. What’s more, the Orion Nebula is visible to the naked eye. It’s helpful, too: the Orion Nebula has aided astronomers in studying star and planetary systems.

Images Of Space

Great Orion

Eskimo Nebula

Eskimo Nebula

The Eskimo Nebula was discovered by British astronomer William Herschel in 1787 and derives its name from its unusual shape: a cute Eskimo’s face. Its vibrant outer orange streaks stretch for light years in every direction. Talk about timeless.

Images Of Space Eskimo

Milky Way

Milky Way

Serge Brunier captured this astounding image of our own galaxy at a 5000-meter distance. The picture clearly depicts the sprawling dust clouds of the Milky Way and the rather prominent planet of Jupiter.

Amazing Space Images: Ring Nebula

Ring Nebula Astounding Outerspace Images

Featuring a spectacular glowing spherical shell and central star, the Hubble Space Telescope successfully captured the incredible Ring Nebula despite being located 2,300 light-years away from Earth.

Images Of Space Ring Nebula

Pillars of Creation

Pillars Of Creation

The Pillars of Creation is one of the most famous photographs taken by the Hubble Telescope as it captures the birth of new stars. This particular picture is a portion of the Eagle Nebula.

Swan Nebula

Swan Nebula Images Of Space

This amazing photo depicts a small portion of the Swan Nebula, located 5,500 light years away from Earth. Among other elements, the magnificent nebula is an ocean of hydrogen, oxygen and sulfur.

Enjoy these astounding images of space? Then be sure to see our posts on Hubble’s most important image and Hubble telescopes most fantastic photographs!

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