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Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Blue Horsehead Nebula in Infrared

The Blue Horsehead Nebula looks quite different in infrared light.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula

Blown by the wind from a massive star, this interstellar apparition has a surprisingly familiar shape.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: M57: The Ring Nebula

Except for the rings of Saturn, the Ring Nebula (M57) is probably the most famous celestial band.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: NGC 6960: The Witch's Broom Nebula

Ten thousand years ago, before the dawn of recorded human history, a new light would have suddenly have appeared in the night sky and faded after a few weeks

Astronomy Picture of the Day: NGC 3324 in Carina

See Explanation. Clicking on the picture will download the highest resolution version available. NGC 3324 in Carina Image Credit & Copyright: Martin Pugh Explanation: This bright cosmic cloud was sculpted by stellar winds and radiation from the

Astronomy Picture of the Day: NGC 2023 in the Horsehead's Shadow

Carved by a bright young star in Orion's dusty molecular clouds, NGC 2023 is often overlooked in favor of the nearby dramatic silhouette of the Horsehead Nebula

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Mars Between Nebulas

What's that bright red spot between the Lagoon and Trifid Nebulas?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Announcing Nova Carinae 2018

How bright will Nova Carinae 2018 become?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Sharpless 249 and the Jellyfish Nebula

Normally faint and elusive, the Jellyfish Nebula is caught in this alluring telescopic image

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Camera Orion

Do you recognize this constellation?

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