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Abell 2744 captured: 'Pandora's Cluster' as seen by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope! (See pic)

Abell 2744 captured: 'Pandora's Cluster' as seen by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope! (See pic)

The gravity of this galaxy cluster is strong enough that it acts as a lens to magnify images of more distant background galaxies. 

'The Spider' nebula watches over young stars

'The Spider' nebula watches over young stars

The US space agency NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Two Micron All Sky Survey has spotted a nebula known as "the Spider".

Temperature map of super-Earth reveals a world of lava - Watch!

Temperature map of super-Earth reveals a world of lava - Watch!

The map of super-Earth 55 Cancri e was created using temperature data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

NASA's celestial Valentine's treat – See pics!

NASA's celestial Valentine's treat – See pics!

NASA presented this stunning view of one of Pluto's most dominant features – the heart – along with some other spectacular photos as it marked the spirit of love.

Astronomers conclude bizzare star KIC 8462852 swarmed by comets

Astronomers conclude bizzare star KIC 8462852 swarmed by comets

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope suggest that the unusual light signals coming from a star called KIC 8462852 are likely coming from dusty comet fragments swarming around it.

Massive galaxy cluster spotted 8.5 bn light-years away

Massive galaxy cluster spotted 8.5 bn light-years away

  Astronomers have discovered a giant cluster of galaxies in a very remote part of the universe that is touted as the most massive structure yet found at such great distance.

Saturn's outermost ring much bigger than thought

Saturn's outermost ring much bigger than thought

 Saturn's faint outermost ring is much bigger than thought, spanning an area of sky nearly 7,000 times larger than Saturn itself, astronomers have found.

Helium-shrouded planets may be common in our galaxy: Study

Helium-shrouded planets may be common in our galaxy: Study

Planets having atmospheres rich in helium may be common in our Milky Way galaxy, according to a new theory based on data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

Neptune-size planets with 'clouds of helium' may be common in our galaxy

Planets having atmospheres rich in helium may be common in our galaxy, as per new theory based on data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

NASA telescope finds planet deep within our galaxy

NASA telescope finds planet deep within our galaxy

 NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has teamed up with a telescope on the ground to find a remote gas planet about 13,000 light years away, making it one of the most distant planets known.

One of the most distant planets discovered

One of the most distant planets discovered

A remote gas planet about 13,000 light-years away has been discovered by scientists using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, making it one of the most distant planets known.

Astronomers observe growth outburst from newborn protostar

Astronomers has recently observed a growth spurt from newborn protostar, it has been revealed.

Following dust may hold key to finding new planets

Infrared data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory has found a dusty star system, which might help in finding new planets.

Slow-growing galaxies to reveal how universe was formed

Slow-growing galaxies to reveal how universe was formed

Do you wonder why some galaxies flourish with star formation and others barely bloom? The answer lies in slow-growing galaxies.

NASA identifies third valid candidate for asteroid capture

NASA said Thursday it has identified an "odd, tiny asteroid" as a third valid candidate for its ambitious asteroid-capture mission.

End of road for NASA`s Spitzer space telescope

Faced with a budget crunch, NASA is likely to shutter its Spitzer space telescope, an infrared space observatory, the fourth and final of NASA`s Great Observatories.

NASA telescope captures 360-degree glimpse of the Milky Way galaxy

Scientists at NASA have come up with an interactive map of our galaxy, the Milky Way.

See image of Orion Nebula – a stellar nursery 1,500 light years

NASA has released a stunning picture of the Orion Nebula which was constructed using infrared data from the Spitzer Space Telescope.

Storms as big as Jupiter`s `great red spot` discovered on brown dwarfs

New observations from NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope have suggested that most brown dwarfs also feature one or more Jupiter`s "Great Red Spot" like planet-size storms.

3D model to help put 300-year old Cassiopeia A supernova remnant on display

Scientists have combined data from Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope, and ground-based facilities to build a 3D model of the 300-year old Cassiopeia A supernova that blew a massive star apart, and sent the debris flying at a velocity of millions of miles per hour.