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Cosmic Wonders – The Beautiful Colors Of A Dying Star

Cosmic Wonders – The Beautiful Colors Of A Dying Star

Lola Gayle, malady STEAM Register The colorful “last hurrah” of a star not unlike our own is shown here in this Hubble Space Telescope image. Hubble captured this star in the last moments of life, casting off its outer layers of gas into a cocoon lit by ultraviolet light, ending up as what is known […]

Cosmic Wonders – Stellar Ornamentation Inside A Superbubble

Cosmic Wonders – Stellar Ornamentation Inside A Superbubble

This image from ESO’s Very Large Telescope shows an emission nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) known as LHA 120-N55. Light coming from the blazing blue stars appears to be energizing gas which is left over from the stars’ recent formation. Often referred to as N55, this satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, is […]