Look at what the Hubble’s new camera can do

The spiral arms of the galaxy Messier 83, 15 million light years away, as seen by the Hubble’s new Wide Field Camera 3, installed last May. What you’re looking at — blue open clusters, red emission nebulae — is the formation of new stars on a massive scale. More at Astronomy Now, Bad Astronomy and Universe Today. Image credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA).