This view across 24,000 light years of the Milky Way Galaxy was taken by Hubble to assess the various ages, in the billions of years, of the galaxy's various stars. Of interest is the small dots that appear between the larger, brighter stars of the Milky Way -- those are numerous distant galaxies beyond our own. (NASA, ESA, and L. Bedin, STScI)
Martian Fans-The HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this look at the spectacular patterns created by wind-blown material on the south polar ice cap of Mars. The area shown is about a kilometer across. NASA / JPL / University of Arizona
NASA 4) Butterfly Nebula (NGC 6302) Located in the constellation Scorpius, the structure of this nebula is one of the most fragile and complex that has ever been studied. The butterfly shape has lead scientists to name it's structure a "bipolar structure."
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