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NASA Takes You Through a Real-Life 'Cosmos'

<p>Feast your eyes on astronomical images from NASA that inspired (and are inspired by) the "Cosmos" TV series.</p>
Image: An ultraviolet view of the Andromeda Galaxy.
NASA's Swift satellite captured this high-resolution, ultraviolet view of the Andromeda Galaxy, also known as M31. The mosaic of M31 merges 330 individual images taken by Swift's Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope, spanning an area 200,000 light-years wide.Stefan Immler (GSFC) / SWIFT / NASA