A Dying Star - Six hundred and fifty light-years away in the constellation Aquarius. In death, it is spewing out massive amounts of hot gas and intense ultraviolet radiation, creating a spectacular object called a "planetary nebula.
This image of the #PinwheelGalaxy, also known as #M101 or merges the data in the infrared, visible, ultraviolet and X-rays of four of the NASA space telescopes. Through this multispectral vision we can see that the young and old stars are evenly distributed along the spiral arms of M101. A great image that appears to have 3D effects.
/ 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.