Shimmering galaxies revealed in new photos by European space telescope

This image provided by the European Space Agency shows Euclid’s panoramic view of the Horsehead Nebula. The European Space Agency released Euclid’s first photos Tuesday, four months after the spacecraft was launched from Florida to study the dark universe, invisible yet everywhere. (European Space Agency /via AP)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Scientists on Tuesday unveiled the first pictures taken by the European space telescope Euclid, a shimmering and stunning collection of galaxies too numerous to count.