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.
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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