Pillars of Creation

Here’s Webb’s View of the Pillars of Creation

The James Webb Space Telescope is living up to expectations. When it was launched, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said it…

4 months ago

Messier 16 (M16) – The Eagle Nebula

Welcome back to Messier Monday! In our ongoing tribute to the great Tammy Plotner, we take a look at the…

7 years ago

What Was Here Before the Solar System?

The Solar System is 4.5 billion years old, but the Universe is much older. What was here before our Solar…

8 years ago

Hubble Makes ‘Pillars Of Creation’ Look Better Than Ever

When you look at that image on the right, make sure to thank the STS-125 crew. And all the people…

8 years ago

The Making of the Pillars of Creation

It’s one of the most iconic images of the modern Space Age. In 1995, the Hubble Space Telescope team released…

9 years ago

‘Elephant Trunks’ Crowd Distant Star Cluster, Raising New Questions About Stellar Formation

Star winds are pushing the gas around NGC 3572 into "elephant trunks", as you can see if you look carefully as…

9 years ago

Weekly SkyWatcher’s Forecast: September 3-9, 2012

Greetings, fellow SkyWatchers! With the change in seasons becoming quickly apparent, it's time to put some early hours dark skies…

10 years ago

The Eagle Nebula as You’ve Never Seen it Before

[/caption] Here's a stunning new look deep inside the iconic "Pillars of Creation." As opposed to the famous Hubble Space…

11 years ago