Friday, April 24, 2015
Happy 25th Birthday Hubble!
NASA images by Hubble
A giant cluster of about 3,000 stars called Westerlund 2. The cluster resides in a raucous stellar breeding ground known as Gum 29, located 20,000 light years away in the constellation Carina.
(Left to right, clockwise) Cat's Eye Nebula, Merging galaxy cluster Abell 520, Horsehead Nebula, Jupiter, Crab Nebula, Carina Nebula.