Dying Stars, Soaring Nebulas And Clashing Galaxies Have Never Been Brighter

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A butterfly-shaped nebula, NGC 6302, surrounds a dying star. It's just one of four brain-shattering images from the new wide-field camera aboard the upgraded Hubble Space Telescope. Hubble's back in business, baby! Click through for the rest.

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Gelatinous orbs, etc. A downloadable montage of all four, at the link. [Hubble]

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A clash among members of a galactic grouping called Stephan's Quintet.

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A panoramic portrait of a colorful assortment of 100,000 stars residing in the crowded core of Omega Centauri

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An eerie pillar of star birth in the Carina Nebula rises from a sea of greenish-colored clouds.

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limekiller
Limekiller

OK, in all seriousness, if you were looking out the window of a starship is this what you'd see, or are all these types of photos false colored to make them pretty?