Oh, My Stars!


Hubble Space Telescope Image, released Sept 9, 2009/NASA, Toronto Sun

Hubble Space Telescope Image, released Sept 9, 2009/NASA, Toronto Sun

The Antennae Galaxies, images captured by the ALMA Project, Atacama desert, Chile, Oct 3 2011/ALMA, NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, Reuters, Toronto Sun

The Antennae Galaxies, images captured by the ALMA Project, Atacama desert, Chile, Oct 3 2011/ALMA, NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, Reuters, Toronto Sun

These images are among 20 chosen by the Toronto Sun for a January 5, 2012 slideshow feature on “the best NASA photos over the years.”

Young blue star clusters through dust clouds, photographed by Hubble Space Telescope, July 2010/NASA-ESA-Hubble, Reuters, Toronto Sun

Young blue star clusters through dust clouds, photographed by Hubble Space Telescope, July 2010/NASA-ESA-Hubble, Reuters, Toronto Sun

Hubble photo of new and aging stars (blue to red) and five galaxies, released Sept 9, 2009/NASA, Toronto Sun

Hubble photo of new and aging stars (blue to red) and five galaxies, released Sept 9, 2009/NASA, Toronto Sun

Enjoy. Marvel. Contemplate.

Hubble image of gas, dust & stars in star-forming region NGC 3324, constellation Carina, released Oct 2, 2008/NASA, Toronto Sun

Hubble image of gas, dust & stars in star-forming region NGC 3324, constellation Carina, released Oct 2, 2008/NASA, Toronto Sun

Long-exposure Hubble image of "Island Universe" galaxy system with pink hydrogen clouds, undated/NASA, Toronto Sun

Long-exposure Hubble image of "Island Universe" galaxy system with pink hydrogen clouds, undated/NASA, Toronto Sun

 Visit the Toronto Sun to see the rest of its top picks ….

Saturn & rings, photographed by Hubble in early 2009, image released March 22, 2011/NASA-ESA-STScI-U of Leicester, Reuters, Toronto Sun

Saturn & rings, photographed by Hubble in early 2009, image released March 22, 2011/NASA-ESA-STScI-U of Leicester, Reuters, Toronto Sun

And visit the Hubble Image Gallery to see even more gorgeous space photographs — each more astonishing than the last….

Cat's Eye Nebula, undated/NASA, ESA,HEIC, Hubble Heritage Team/hubblesite.org

Cat's Eye Nebula, undated/NASA, ESA,HEIC, Hubble Heritage Team/hubblesite.org

Spiral galaxy Messier 74, undated/NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage-Hubble Collaboration, hubblesite.org

Spiral galaxy Messier 74, undated/NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage-Hubble Collaboration, hubblesite.org

Spiral galaxy nicknamed "Sombrero," undated/NASA, Hubble Heritage Team, hubblesite.org

Spiral galaxy nicknamed "Sombrero," undated/NASA, Hubble Heritage Team, hubblesite.org

 Happy New Year!

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3 Responses to Oh, My Stars!

  1. Margaret says:

    Pues me perace grandioso que se este desarrollando vida en otro planea, lo sorprendente seria que nos contactara razas muy superiores a nosotros, si por suerte no tienen nada en contra nosotros quiza podamos aprender demasiado de ellos.

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  3. Joni Cole says:

    Amazing pix! Makes one ponder the universe and one’s place in it!

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