This image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 capturing Nebula NGC 6302, was released on June 18, 2013. With an estimated surface temperature of about 250,000 degrees C (450,032 F), Nebula NGC 6302 shines brightly in ultraviolet light but is hidden from direct view by a dense torus of dust.

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