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This image shows the remnant of Supernova 1987A

A stellar dust factory

A giant supernova seen in 1987 is producing the kind of dust that fills many galaxies.

Josh Lake's image of LHA 120-N11

Hubble spots a hidden treasure

Nearly 200,000 light-years from Earth, glowing gas clouds are collapsing to form new stars.

Hubble image of 30 Doradus

Hubble’s birthday view of starbirth nebula

Stunning new view of stellar breeding ground, deep in the southern sky.

Mopra dish

Australian dish charts where stars are born

CSIRO radio telescope studies a neighbouring galaxy for clues to the birth of stars.

N 44 superbubble nebula

Cosmic superbubble shaped by stars

Huge bubble nebula is being formed by stellar winds and the shockwaves from supernovae.

Hubble image of SN 1987A

Blast from the past glows anew

Supernova that stunned the world in 1987 has begun to show signs of life.


Diamond stars in a sea of colour

Hubble shows a cluster of sparkling stars carving a niche inside billowing clouds of gas.

Hubble and Chandra image of SNR B0509-67.5

Hubble’s cosmic bauble

Hubble Space Telescope spots a giant supernova shell in a nearby galaxy.

Artist's impression of OGLE-LMC-CEP0227

Pulsating star mystery solved

Lucky stellar alignment enables astronomers to test competing theories.

Incredible Hubble video

Incredible Hubble video

Amazing Hubble Telescope video of a star-forming region in a nearby galaxy