Photos: Herschel Space Observatory's Amazing Infrared Images

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Herschel Space Observatory and Vela C

Credit: ESA/PACS & SPIRE Consortia, T. Hill, F. Motte, Laboratoire AIM Paris-Saclay, CEA/IRFU – CNRS/INSU – Uni. Paris Diderot, HOBYS Key Programme Consortium
This artist's illustration shows the European Space Agency's infrared Herschel Space Obsevatory set against a background image of the Vela C star-forming…Read More »

region. The space telescope launched in 2009 and ended its mission in 2013. See amazing photos and images from the Herschel Space Observatory's prolific mission to observe the universe.   Less «
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