This image comes from the Hubble Space Telescope and the Kitt Peak National Observatory. Many stories have referred to it as "The Eye of God" since something so beautiful has to come from a higher power.
In reality, this is an image of the Helix Nebula, described by astronomers as "a trillion-mile-long tunnel of glowing gases." At it's center is a dying star, much like our sun,
ejecting dust and gases into space.