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NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 December 9 IC The Prawn Nebula South of Antares, in the tail of the nebula-rich constellation Scorpius, lies emission nebula IC Nearby hot, massive.

Crédit : Stephen Leshin La trompe de l’éléphant cosmique, aussi connu comme vdB 142, elle est de plus de 20 années-lumière dans la constellation de Céphée et se trouve à près de 3000 années-l…

L’image du jour : La Nébuleuse de la Trompe de l’Éléphant, vdB 142

The Elephant's Trunk Nebula in Cepheus. Like an illustration in a galactic Just So Story, the Elephant's Trunk Nebula winds through the emission nebula and young star cluster complex IC

the-wolf-and-moon: “ NGC 2736, Pencil Nebula ”

Pencil Nebula The Pencil Nebula in Vela is a remnant of a supernova explosion that occurred about years ago. It lies about 800 light years from Earth and spans a distance of about

Nebula IC 405 aka the Flaming Star Nebula surrounds star AE Aurigae, lies about 1,500 light years distant, spans about 5 light years, and is visible with a small telescope toward the constellation of the Charioteer (Auriga)  (Credit: Martin Pugh)

Nebula IC 405 aka the Flaming Star Nebula surrounds star AE Aurigae, lies about 1,500 light years distant, spans about 5 light years, and is visible with a small telescope toward the constellation of the Charioteer (Auriga) (Credit: Martin Pugh)

Omega Nebula or Swan Nebula

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Hubble Telescope's humble work up above the clouds

Christmas Tree Cluster, Fox Fur Nebula/ Cone Nebula in Monoceros, NGC The…

Nasa /Hubble nebulosa del cangrejo

Nasa /Hubble nebulosa del cangrejo

40 отметок «Нравится», 1 комментариев — Astrobitácora (@astrobitacora) в Instagram: «Esta es la espectacular Nebulosa de la Quilla. Tiene un tamaño aproximado de 300 años-luz y está a…»

40 отметок «Нравится», 1 комментариев — Astrobitácora (@astrobitacora) в Instagram: «Esta es la espectacular Nebulosa de la Quilla. Tiene un tamaño aproximado de 300 años-luz y está a…»

Sharpless 2-308 it lies some 5,200 light-years away toward the constellation of the Big Dog (Canis Major) and covers slightly more of the sky than a full moon.

Get lost in a cosmic bubble of immense size, see the supermoon set over a Spanish castle, and the Seagull Nebula cozies up to the alpha star Sirius.

The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635). #nebula

The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635)

The Bubble Nebula (NGC This world is really awesome. The woman who make…

La ancha y profunda Laguna | Imagen astronomía diaria - Observatorio

The Wide and Deep Lagoon Image Credit & Copyright: Michael Miller, Jimmy Walker Explanation: Ridges of glowing interstellar gas and dark dust clouds inhabit the turbulent, cosmic depths of the Lagoon Nebula. Also known as the bright star forming region is

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Infrared Trifid : The Trifid Nebula, also known as Messier is easy to find with a small telescope, a well known stop in the nebula rich constellation Sagittarius. But where visible light pictures.

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