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NGC 2024 is a star cluster found in the center of the Flame Nebula, approximately 1,400 light-years from Earth. This observation combines X-ray and infrared data from NASA's Chandra and Spitzer space telescopes, respectively.

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is a star cluster found in the center of the Flame Nebula, approx. 1400 ly from Earth. This image combines X-ray & IR data from NASA's Chandra & Spitzer

A colony of hot, young stars is stirring up the cosmic scene in this new picture from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

NGC7000, a very large diffuse nebula in Cygnus is called The North American Nebula because of its shape, especialy the area that appears like the Gulf of Mexico. Its a bright emission nebula at about 3 degrees east of alpha Cygni.

Exploring Universe: a very large diffuse nebula in Cygnus is called The North American Nebula because of its shape, especialy the area that appears like the Gulf of Mexico. Its a bright emission nebula at about 3 degrees east of alpha Cygni.

I think no night was ever quite so still, So smoothly lit with red along the west, So deeply hushed with quiet through and through. And strangely clear, and deeply dyed with light, The trees stood straight against a paling sky, With Venus burning lamp-like in the west. -  Sara Teasdale, excerpt of Guenevere

Beautiful amazing pen, ink and water colour Cloud formation Cosmic Dust Bunnies Trifid Nebula NGC 6514 Nebula

This vibrant image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to our  Milky Way Galaxy. The Large Magellanic Cloud, located 160,000 light-years from Earth, is one of a handful of dwarf galaxies that orbit the Milky Way. - Credit:  NASA/JPL-Caltech/STSc

This vibrant image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope (detected by the multiband imaging photometer) shows the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to our own Milky Way galaxy.

NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day: The Tarantula Zone

NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day: The Tarantula Zone

(NASA) The Tarantula Zone Image Credit & Copyright: Marco Lorenzi The Tarantula Nebula is more than light-years in diameter, a giant star forming region within our neighboring galaxy the Large.

"The New Mathuselah" - Oldest star in universe discovered 6,000 light years from Solar System

Young stars shine brilliantly even through nebulae in the Milky Way, as seen by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope.

NGC 290 in the Small Magellanic Cloud

Astronomy Picture of the Day for 08 Jun Jewels don't shine this bright -- only stars do. Like gems in a jewel box, though, the stars of open cluster NGC 290 glitter in a beautiful display of brightness and color.

Orion Nebula+ luminance layer    The Orion Nebula (also known as Messier 42, M42, or NGC 1976) is a diffuse nebula situated south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion

The boy's favorite. Orion Nebula+ luminance layer The Orion Nebula (also known as Messier or NGC is a diffuse nebula situated south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion

Jellyfish Nebula

- The Jellyfish Nebula, Supernova Remnant in Gemini The Jellyfish nebula in Gemini is a supernova remnant that is from 8000 years ago - Although it shares some.

Stardust would fall everyday!

dramatic dark dust knots and complex structures are sculpted by the high-velocity stellar winds and high-energy radiation from the ultra-luminous variable star called Eta Carinae.

IC 59 and IC 63 ~ Credit: Emil Ivanov -  IC 59 and IC 63 are two comet shaped nebulae near the bright star Gamma Cassiopeiae (γ Cas, γ Cassiopeia...

IC 59 and IC 63 ~ Credit: Emil Ivanov - IC 59 and IC 63 are two comet shaped nebulae near the bright star Gamma Cassiopeiae

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