The Most Incredible Pictures taken by the Hubble Telescope

Westerlund 2


Westerlund 2 is an obscured compact young star cluster in the Milky Way. It has an estimated age of about one or two million years. It contains some of the hottest, brightest, and most massive stars we know.

Pillars of Creation


Pillars of Creation is a photograph taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on April 1, 1995, of elephant trunks of interstellar gas and dust in the Eagle Nebula some 6,500–7,000 light years from Earth.


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