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The Horsehead Nebula

The Horsehead Nebula is one of the most famous nebulae on the sky.

NGC 7023: The Iris Nebula


Molecular Clouds in the Carina Nebula

They are not alive -- but they are dying.

Orion Rising over Brazil

The next few months will be the best for seeing this familiar constellation as it rises continually earlier in the night.

MyCn 18: The Engraved Hourglass Planetary Nebula

Do you see the hourglass shape -- or does it see you?

The Annotated Galactic Center

The center of our Milky Way galaxy can be found some 26,000 light-years away toward the constellation Sagittarius.

The Pelican Nebula in Gas, Dust, and Stars

The Pelican Nebula is slowly being transformed.

The Tulip in the Swan

Framing a bright emission region, this telescopic view looks out across a pretty field of stars along the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy.

Along the Western Veil

Delicate in appearance, these filaments of shocked, glowing gas, are draped across planet Earth's sky toward the constellation of Cygnus.

The Iris Nebula in a Field of Dust

These cosmic dust clouds drift some 1,300 light-years away along the fertile starfields of the constellation Cepheus.

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