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Infrared View of the Milky Way Center
A composite image of the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 4649 located about 51 million light years from Earth. It contains one of the biggest black holes in the local Universe: its mass is about 3.4 billion times that of the Sun.

A composite image of the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 4649 located about 51 million light years from Earth. It contains one of the biggest black holes in the local Universe: its mass is about 3.4 billion times that of the Sun.

A deep look at the strange galaxy Centaurus A (via ESO)

A deep look at the strange galaxy Centaurus A (via ESO)

Cygnus-X an extremely active region of massive-star birth 4500 light-years from Earth.

Cygnus-X an extremely active region of massive-star birth 4500 light-years from Earth.

Globular star cluster Messier 55
Cosmic dust clouds in Messier 78

This image of the region surrounding the reflection nebula Messier 78, just to the north of Orion’s belt, shows clouds of cosmic dust threaded through the nebula like a string of pearls. (via ESO)

Cosmic dust clouds in Messier 78

This image of the region surrounding the reflection nebula Messier 78, just to the north of Orion’s belt, shows clouds of cosmic dust threaded through the nebula like a string of pearls. (via ESO)

A 340-million pixel starscape from Paranal
Infrared picture of Eagle Nebula (via NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Infrared picture of Eagle Nebula (via NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Death Star  Tethys (via Cassini)

Death Star  Tethys (via Cassini)

Wide-field view of the sky around the cluster NGC 6604