Images from Hubble

Wed Feb 6, 2013 7:45pm IST

1 of 40. An aesthetic close-up of cosmic clouds and stellar winds featuring LL Orionis, interacting with the Orion Nebula flow. Adrift in Orion's stellar nursery and still in its formative years, variable star LL Orionis produces a wind more energetic than the wind from our own middle-aged Sun.

Credit: Reuters/NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team

Striking images from the Hubble Telescope.