<p>Massive light blue stars dot this image of a stellar nursery, courtesy of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. This region of star formation, a distant galaxy known as UGC 5797, sits amongst a smattering of spiral galaxies.</p>

Pale Blue Dots

Massive light blue stars dot this image of a stellar nursery, courtesy of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. This region of star formation, a distant galaxy known as UGC 5797, sits amongst a smattering of spiral galaxies.

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Week's Best Space Pictures: Volcano Erupts and Sun Flares

Chile's Calbuco volcano blows its top and a solar flare bursts from the sun in this week's most intriguing views from space.

Feed your need for "heavenly" views of the universe every Friday with our picks for the most awe-inspiring space pictures. This week, indulge in a solar flare, a haunting image of an iceberg, and a star factory.

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