Christmas Tree Cluster (NGC is a young triangular-shaped open cluster of stars embedded in a star-forming cloud, located around 2600 light-years away in the north-eastern corner of the constellation of Monoceros (the Unicorn)
The Orion Nebula (also known as Messier or NGC is a diffuse nebula situated south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion. It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky.
Our Galaxy in pixels This region of the milky way spans the sky from the constellation of Sagittarius to Scorpius. In this image we see the dusty lane of our Milky Way running obliquely through the sky, dotted with remarkable bright,.
astronomicalwonders: “ The Milky Way’s Center seen in Infrared This dazzling infrared image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope shows hundreds of thousands of stars crowded into the swirling core of our spiral Milky Way galaxy. In visible-light.