In August of 2007 astronomers located a gigantic hole in the universe. This empty space, stretching nearly a billion light-years across, is devoid of any matter. A radical and controversial theory proposes that it is a "Universe-in-mass Black hole"
This image from Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope shows a stellar nursery containing thousand of young stars & developing protostars near the sword of the constellation Orion. I heart the Spitzer space telescope.
The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula. A billowing tower of gas and dust rises from the stellar nursery known as the Eagle Nebula. This small piece of the Eagle Nebula is 57 trillion miles long trillion km).
NGC 3576 is a minor nebula in the Sagittarius arm of the galaxy a few thousand light-years away from the Eta Carinae nebula. Eventually this nebula even received six different classification numbers. Currently, astronomers call the entire nebula NGC
Astronomy is the science of that which happens beyond our Earth. Images like this one of stellar jet activity in the Carina Nebula, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, help us understand the universe.