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Caught on the hook

5 January 2021 Astronomy Now

A curving arm of the spiral galaxy NGC 2442 trails into extragalactic space in this glorious image from the Hubble Space Telescope.

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A Cosmic EGG

4 January 2021 Astronomy Now

This image, taken with the Hubble Space Telescope, depicts a special class of star-forming nursery known as Free-floating Evaporating Gaseous Globules.