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Orion's Dreamy Stars - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope.

Orion's Dreamy Stars - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope

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

astronomy, outer space, space, universe, stars, planets, nebulas

astronomy, outer space, space, universe, stars, planets, nebulas

Witch's Broom Nebula

Witch's Broom Nebula

The Witch's Broom Nebula is also part of the famous Veil Nebula complex, this being the western portion. The entire complex is the remnant of a powerful supernova explosion which occurred thousands of years ago, sending elements forged in the destroyed stars core into space. The bright star is 52 Cygni. Takahashi Sky 90 at f/4.5 SBIG STL-4020M (remote guide head) Takahashi EM-200 SII/Ha/OIII: 3 hours each channel (20 minute subexposures) Processed with Maxim/DL, CCDStack, and Photoshop CS4…

Nebula

Nebula

Triffid Nebula.

10 Space Facts That Will Blow Your Mind!

Triffid Nebula.

black hole

What's a black hole?

Black holes are some of the most interesting and puzzling phenomena we have encountered so far; everybody has heard of them, from movies or books or

Billions and Billions

Billions and Billions

M16 (Eagle Nebula/Adler Nebel) Northern Part in Serpens Credit: Capella Observatory

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Square Flannel

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Tulip Nebula.

Galaxy Hercules A in the constellation Hercules emits plasma jets nearly one million lightyears long   Image credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope

Soul Nebula

Amazing Pictures from amazing places, trips, travel, cruises, resorts, beaches, ocean islands, national parks, weekends, holidays trips, summer vacations, winter ski resorts, alpine skiing, snowboarding, hotels, apartments, villas, houses, cottages, buildings in Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, country capitals, cities, villages and regions .all around the World – Amazing Pictures

Orange Smoke Rising Nebula

Orange Smoke Rising Nebula

paw prints in the sky! astronomy, outer space, space, universe, stars, nebulas

How Far Are You Along The Cosmic Journey?

paw prints in the sky! astronomy, outer space, space, universe, stars, nebulas

purple sky

North America Nebula

North America Nebula in Cygnus the swan

Here is a selection of new images just taken of deep-sky objects now in the autumn sky. What a wonderful 2 weeks it has been for stargazing, with clear dark skies on many nights in mid-September 2009 with the Moon out of the way. This is one of several images I've taken recently, of "deep-sky" objects currently in our late summer and early autumn sky. Seeing and photographing objects like these is why stargazers "get out of town" away from city lights. This glowing gas cloud, coincidentally…

astronomicalwonders: “ The Lagoon Nebula - M8 in Infrared The Lagoon Nebula (also known as Messier 8/M8 or NGC 6523) is a giant interstellar cloud and emission nebula located in the constellation...

It's a Man's World

astronomicalwonders: “ The Lagoon Nebula - M8 in Infrared The Lagoon Nebula (also known as Messier 8/M8 or NGC 6523) is a giant interstellar cloud and emission nebula located in the constellation...