NASA - Hubble Snaps Images of a Nebula Within a Cluster The unique planetary nebula NGC 2818 is nested inside the open star cluster NGC Both the cluster and the nebula reside over light-years away, in the southern constellation Pyxis (the Compass).
NGC a planetary nebula. The remnant star visible at the center of NGC 2371 is the super-hot core of the former red giant, now stripped of its outer layers. Its surface temperature is NGC 2371 is about 4300 ly away in the constellation Gemini
A classic spiral galaxy with open arms and vigorous star formation, the young galaxy NGC 300 is located about seven million light-years away in the constellation Sculptor. Image is from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer.
The sky is falling "Snowy Range Perseid Meteor Shower" by David Kingham of the U. was "highly commended" in the Earth and Space category. Kingham combines 23 individual stills to convey the excitement and dynamism of August's Perseid meteor shower.
NGC located ly away from Earth in Orion, it is a dust filled bright nebula with a vast hole of empty space represented by a black patch of sky (see photo). It is a reflection nebula and shines from the light of the variable star Orionis