The blast emitted more energy than the entire Milky Way galaxy for the short time it lasted and took half the age of the universe to reach us.
These long-exposure pics from the station show the Milky Way above the atmospheric glow blanketing Earth's horizon. More pics...
Near, far, wherever you are... @NASA_Hubble will get the shot! ? NGC 4907 glows from 270 million light-years away & shining brightly below the galaxy is a star within the Milky Way. This star seems much brighter as it is 100,000 times closer. Read more:
An astrophotographer has clicked an exceptional video, wherein we can feel the rotation of the earth Using a tracking mount, aligned with North Star, he kept clicking images every 12 seconds for the next 3 hours. The camera is looking at the same portion of the Milky Way Fab!
The Hubble Space Telescope has given us a new image of a nursery for stars in a nearby galaxy to the Milky Way. ✨ Have questions about this new image? Leave them in the comments below! Join Hubble experts later today from 2-4 p.m. EDT for a Q&A.
Daragang Mayon and the Milky Way. LOOK: Netizen Kenneth John Gomez captures a gorgeous photo of the Milky Way over the Mayon Volcano as seen from Albay on Friday, July 24. Photo from Kenneth John Gomez
30 years ago, our @NASA_Hubble Space Telescope unlocked a window to the universe. ??? Through that window we’ve seen the wonders of our Milky Way and expanded our vision across the galaxy. Explore some of these incredible discoveries about the galaxy we call home:
“Only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.” —Martin Luther King, Jr. Pause for a moment and take in the vastness and beauty of our home planet & Milky Way galaxy captured from the vantage point of space. Images: