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: Mars Between Nebulas

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

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Seagull and the Duck

Seen as a seagull and a duck, these nebulae are not the only cosmic clouds to evoke images of flight

Astronomy Picture of the Day: AE Aurigae and the Flaming Star Nebula

Why is AE Aurigae called the flaming star?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: When Roses Aren't Red

Not all roses are red of course, but they can still be very pretty

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Comet PanSTARRS is near the Edge

The comet PanSTARRS also known as the blue comet (C/2016 R2) really is near the lower left edge of this stunning, wide field view recorded on January 13

Astronomy Picture of the Day: In the Heart of the Heart Nebula

What's that inside the Heart Nebula?

M8 and M20 - The Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae

The Lagoon and Trifid nebulae are two very famous nebulae in Sagittarius, and both nebulae can be glimpsed with the naked eye (from a dark site), and they are easy to see with binoculars. This picture shows these two nebulae against the background of

Using the D810A DSLR for Deep Space and Nebulae Astrophotography

Dusty Nebulae in Taurus lbn 782