Tag: Stars

Hubble Telescope Image Westerlund

The Massive Stars in Westerlund 1

Our Sun is pretty damn big — so big in fact that it has a volume of 1.3 million Earths — but our Sun has nothing on the largest Star inside the star cluster Westerlund 1. The biggest star inside...

/ June 20, 2017

Dark Nebulas across Taurus

Sometimes even the dark dust of interstellar space has a serene beauty. One such place occurs toward the constellation of Taurus. The filaments featured here can be found on the sky between the Pleiades star cluster and the California Nebula....

/ March 15, 2016