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1901 Photograph: The Orion Nebula

By the turn of the 20th century advances in photography contributed an important tool for astronomers.

The Elephant's Trunk Nebula in Cepheus

Like an illustration in a galactic Just So Story!

Supernova Cannon Expels Pulsar J0002

What could shoot out a neutron star like a cannon ball?

M16 Close Up

A star cluster around 2 million years young surrounded by natal clouds of dust and glowing gas, M16 is also known as The Eagle Nebula.

Chamaeleon II Dark Cloud

A small constellation hiding near the south celestial pole, The Chamaeleon boasts no bright stars.

Elements in the Aftermath

Massive stars spend their brief lives furiously burning nuclear fuel.

IC 1795: The Fishhead Nebula

To some, this nebula looks like the head of a fish.

Star Forming Region NGC 3582 without Stars

What's happening in the Statue of Liberty nebula?

The North America Nebula in Infrared

The North America Nebula can do what most North Americans cannot -- form stars.

Cygnus Skyscape

This beautiful skyscape is painted across the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy.

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