NASA publishes a picture of “cosmic reefs” burning in space


NASA released a new photo of what it described as “cosmic reefs” burning in space, on the occasion The 30th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space TelescopeAnd NASA’s official website said that scientists called the image “cosmic reefs,” because it resembles coral reefs that exist in the depths of the seas..

He explained that this image monitors the giant red nebula NGC 2014 And his little blue neighbor “NGC 2020”, Which are two parts of a vast region forming stars in the Great Magellanic Cloud, a Milky Way galaxy located 163,000 light-years away, according to Sky News.

The image was taken by the Hubble Telescope, a space observatory launched into space in 1990, and it has been orbiting ever since.

Hubble provides astronomers with the clearest and best pictures of space. The observatory has been given this name in relation to astronomer Edwin Hubble.

Since its launch into space, Hubble has been taking pictures 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Also in conjunction with his thirtieth anniversary, NASA launched a new initiative on its website, under the title: “What did Hubble see on your birthday?”, As the person enters the month and birthday, to begin the search and display the image taken on your birthday..

AndHubble explores the universe 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, meaning that he notices some fascinating cosmic wonders every day of the year, including on your birthday.


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