The collision of Andromeda seen from Earth (Events depicted are in a time scale of millions of years)
One of the largest studies of our galaxy has just been completed. The ATLASGAL survey has mapped a huge swathe of cold dust and gas distribution in the Milky Way in order to understand how and where stars form.
The Orion Nebula, part and parcel. This is beyond the dreams of even the greatest of painters.