Thousands of bright points of light on a black background fill the field of view. They appear somewhat more concentrated near the center of the image. They have a variety of colors, with the most prominent stars appearing blue or yellow-orange. The brighter stars also display four diffraction spikes.

STScI: NASA’s Hubble Hunts for Intermediate-Sized Black Hole Close to Home

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have come up with what they say is some of their best evidence yet ...
STScI: Hubble Sees Possible Runaway Black Hole Creating a Trail of Stars

STScI: Hubble Sees Possible Runaway Black Hole Creating a Trail of Stars

There's an invisible monster on the loose, barreling through intergalactic space so fast that if it were in our solar ...
Our Mysterious Universe Still Evades Cosmological Understanding

Our Mysterious Universe Still Evades Cosmological Understanding

Science can uncover new knowledge, but it can also reveal what we don’t understand. New research is shedding light on ...
STScI: Didymos-Dimorphos System After DART Impact

STScI: Didymos-Dimorphos System After DART Impact

Like a sports photographer at an auto-racing event, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured a series of photos of asteroid Dimorphos ...
STScI: Hubble Finds Hungry Black Hole Twisting Captured Star Into Donut Shape

STScI: Hubble Finds Hungry Black Hole Twisting Captured Star Into Donut Shape

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have recorded a star's final moments in detail as it gets gobbled up by ...
STScI: Hubble Captures 3 Faces of Evolving Supernova in Early Universe

STScI: Hubble Captures 3 Faces of Evolving Supernova in Early Universe

Three different moments in a far-off supernova explosion were captured in a single snapshot by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The ...
STScI: NASA’s Hubble Spots Twin Tails in New Image After DART Impact

STScI: NASA’s Hubble Spots Twin Tails in New Image After DART Impact

Two tails of dust ejected from the Didymos-Dimorphos asteroid system are seen in new images from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, ...
STScI: Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART Impact

STScI: Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART Impact

Two of NASA’s Great Observatories, the James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope, have captured views of a ...
STScI:  Hubble Sees Red Supergiant Star Betelgeuse Slowly Recovering After Blowing Its Top

STScI: Hubble Sees Red Supergiant Star Betelgeuse Slowly Recovering After Blowing Its Top

Analyzing data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and several other observatories, astronomers have concluded that the bright red supergiant star ...
STScI: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way Galaxy

STScI: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way Galaxy

Astronomers estimate that 100 million black holes roam among the stars in our Milky Way galaxy, but they have never ...
STScI: Hubble Confirms Largest Comet Nucleus Ever Seen

STScI: Hubble Confirms Largest Comet Nucleus Ever Seen

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has determined the size of the largest icy comet nucleus ever seen by astronomers. The estimated ...
STScI: Record Broken: Hubble Spots Farthest Star Ever Seen

STScI: Record Broken: Hubble Spots Farthest Star Ever Seen

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has established an extraordinary new benchmark: detecting the light of a star that existed within the ...