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The Lagoon Nebula ~ captured in all its psychedelic glory by the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii. An all-time favorite of sky-watchers on both hemispheres, the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8, or M8) is among the most striking examples of a stellar nursery in our neighborhood of the Milky Way galaxy. Located in the direction of the constellation Sagittarius in the southern Milky Way and visible in telescopes and binoculars its fuzzy glow reveals the type of chaotic environment where new stars are…

Gemini Images a Psychedelic Stellar Nursery

The Lagoon Nebula ~ captured in all its psychedelic glory by the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii. An all-time favorite of sky-watchers on both hemispheres, the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8, or M8) is among the most striking examples of a stellar nursery in our neighborhood of the Milky Way galaxy. Located in the direction of the constellation Sagittarius in the southern Milky Way and visible in telescopes and binoculars its fuzzy glow reveals the type of chaotic environment where new stars are…

WOW that is AMAZING

WOW that is AMAZING

Small Galaxy painting Night sky Northern lights by ArtColorSpace

Christmas painting Aurora borealis Small Oil painting on canvas Night sky Northern lights painting

Painting "Northern Lights" by ArtColorSpace. ➢DETAILS - Title: Northern Lights; - Artist: Vasylyna Hula; - Original handmade oil painting on canvas; - Materials: Professional oil paints, canvas stretched around wood frames and stapled on the back; - Size: 8 x12" (20 x 30 cm); - Thickness: 0.8" (2 cm); - Condition: Excellent brand new. ➢ABOUT THIS PAINTING The painting handmade executed professional oil paints on canvas. The sides of the canvas are painted in the background painting. ➢ THIS…

Looks exactly like my tattoo!! Wild!!

Looks exactly like my tattoo!! Wild!!

The dark object toward the image lower section is actually a pillar of smoky dust about 20 light years long. The curiously-shaped dust structure occurs in our neighboring Large Magellanic Cloud, in a star forming region very near the expansive Tarantula Nebula. The representative color image was taken in 2008 by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 in honor of Hubble's 100,000th trip around the Earth.

APOD: 2014 November 30 - The Seahorse of the Large Magellanic Cloud

A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

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Milky Way Night Sky Stars - theiphonewalls.com

Milky Way Night Sky Stars - The iPhone Wallpapers

Milky Way Night Sky Stars - theiphonewalls.com

Billions and Billions — NGC 6188 and NGC 6193 - Part of the Ara OB1...

Billions and Billions — NGC 6188 and NGC 6193 - Part of the Ara OB1...

A small portion of the nebula star cluster NGC 2074, located 170,000 light-years away

A small portion of the nebula star cluster NGC 2074, located 170,000 light-years away

Doradus Nebula

Doradus Nebula

This is a photo taken by Hubble. Scientists cannot begin to figure out what it is. I like to think of it as the gate of heaven.

This is a photo taken by Hubble. Scientists cannot begin to figure out what it is. I like to think of it as the gate of heaven.

Gibson nebulae taken by Hubble

Gibson nebulae taken by Hubble

#Space #stars #amazing #awesome

#Space #stars #amazing #awesome