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The Cone Nebula lies in the southern part of NGC 2264, the Christmas Tree cluster, with which is shares the NGC designation. This is a rich region with much nebulosity and many interesting objects. The Christmas Tree cluster has at its base the variable star S Mon (also known as 15 Mon). If viewed with this northern portion at the bottom, the stars of this cluster form the outline of a Christmas Tree, topped by the 7th magnitude star HD 47887.

The Cone Nebula lies in the southern part of NGC the Christmas Tree cluster, with which is shares the NGC designation. This is a rich region with much nebulosity and many interesting objects. The Christmas Tree cluster has at its base the variable s

Andromeda Galaxy. So beautiful. I love how the colors get warmer as you get to the center

Andromeda Galaxy (the Andromeda Galaxy is one of the closest Galaxy to us, scientists even believe that someday the Andromeda Galaxy will make a collision with our Milky way and completely destroy both of the Galaxies). I learned this on How The Universe

Image about Piedras y minerales, by Sabbela - Science and nature - Imgset, category images

Another unusual source is a cluster of bright, compact nebulae located in the lower right edge of the Tornado Nebula. Astronomers debate the nature of the relationship between the larger Tornado Nebula and the cluster of compact nebulae.

M20 / NGC 6514: Trifid Nebula. This nebula is in Sagittarius. Its name means 'divided into three lobes.' The object is an unusual combination of an open cluster of stars; an emission nebula; a reflection nebula and a dark nebula. Distance to Earth: 5200 ly

/ NGC Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius. Its name means 'divided into 3 lobes.' The object is an unusual combination of an open cluster of stars; an emission nebula; a reflection nebula & a dark nebula about 5200 light years away.