Hubble's Beautiful Close-Up Image of the Crab Nebula
on 11 July 2016
In yet another image and discovery that are difficult to comprehend fully, NASA has delved into the core of Taurus' Crab Nebula—via the Hubble Telescope—and released an up-close image that shows the left-overs of a supernova. The glistening, colorful picture shows a neutron star in the middle of the nebula that's "about the same mass as the sun but compressed into an incredibly dense sphere that is only a few miles across" which means that as it spins (30 times a second) it shoots out beams of light. Find out more about the image on NASA's website.