A telescope in Chile captured this spectacular image of the Helix planetary nebula, nicknamed the Eye of God. The object lies 700 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius, scientists said Feb. 26. The brilliant colors are created as a star releases gas and dust as it dies into a white dwarf.
NASA Photos Show Giant Cosmic Hand
New photographs released by NASA have captured images of a vast stellar formation resembling a human hand reaching across space. The image, taken by NASA's space-based Chandra Observatory telescope, shows an X-ray nebula 150 light years across. (Source: CNN)
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