The Soul Nebula (IC is a fairly large emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia. It is often referred to as the “Embryo Nebula” because of its characteristic shape. Its neighbour is IC 1805 (the Heart Nebula). Photo by Azin Dark Skies.
How many rings do you see in this new image of galaxy Messier also known as NGC At first glance one might see a number of them, astronomers believe there is just one. This image was captured in infrared light by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
Some fascinating images. Whirl of Stars - Amazing sky images from Australia-based photographer Lincoln Harrison. In Harrison& photos, the rotation of the Earth makes the stars appear as if they& traveling across the sky.