May 20, 2024, 12:46 PM IST

10 stunning pictures of space released by NASA

Deepika Shakya

This stunning image from NASA shows 22 months of X-ray data collected by the NICER instrument on the International Space Station.

This amazing image shows HP Tau, a young star located 550 light-years away and is in the process of becoming a star like our Sun.

This beautiful image shows a "cosmic reef" 163,000 light-years away in the constellation Dorado.

This composite infrared image displays the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.

This image reveals a spiral galaxy situated roughly 50 million light-years distant within the Virgo constellation.

The towering structures are components of a region where stars are actively forming within the Eagle Nebula.

Check out this detailed snapshot of Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, taken by NASA's Juno spacecraft

In the image, there's a massive explosion in space, releasing clouds of gas and dust.

A cosmic keyhole nestled within the Orion constellation, situated some 1,350 light-years away from Earth.

Here's a remarkable view of V838 Mon, positioned roughly 20,000 light-years away in the constellation Monoceros, the unicorn.