When it comes to social media, NASA is always on track. The pictures and videos that the space agency often shares on its Twitter and Instagram usually leave space lovers mesmerized. It provides breath-taking images sometimes taken by various telescopes. Similar to the post he shared recently, which includes a photo taken by the Hubble Telescope and shows some galaxies that are light years away.
“A little sparkle goes a long way,” begins its caption. “Millions of light years, in fact! In the middle of this photo is a gleaming galaxy, clearly captured by the @NASAHubble Space Telescope. However, you can see that there are some stars that resemble stars within the Milky Way.” For example, there’s a bright star in the center—in fact, it’s part of our own Milky Way, the Milky Way. The star looks brighter because it’s so close to us,” it continues .
“While it seems that there are countless stars here, the galaxies are mostly empty space. If, like here, they are not very dusty, we can see overlapping galaxies. There is an elliptical galaxy in the upper right corner of the picture. A spiral galaxy is also visible on the right edge,” the caption concludes.
Here’s a look at the viral picture shared by NASA:
The post has garnered over 5.69 lakh likes since it was shared about 12 hours ago. It has also received various comments from space lovers.
One person explains, “The spiral galaxy at the bottom of the picture too!” “Space is a strange place, it’s wonderful,” wrote another. “Time to want something special,” commented a third.
What do you think of NASA’s latest share on Instagram?