Necklace Nebula

The Necklace Nebula is located 15,000 light-years away in the constellation Sagitta (the Arrow). New image, taken on July 2, 2011, Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 shows the glow of hydrogen (blue), oxygen (green), and nitrogen (red). The Necklace Nebula, is a recently discovered planetary nebula, the glowing remains of an ordinary, Sun like star.

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The Nebula LHA 120 N44 Surrounding the Star Cluster NGC 1929

The nebula is around the star cluster NGC 1929, which lies within the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way. The image that show one such region, which surrounds the star cluster NGC 1929, was taken by using the European Southern Observatory’s Very LargeTelescope, located at the Paranal Observatory in Chile’s Atacama Desert.The NGC 1929 star cluster contains hot young stars that are emitting intense ultraviolet light and causing the gas to glow.

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Reflection Nebula M78 (NGC 2068)

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope looked at nebula M78 (NGC 2068). M78 is a perfect example of reflection nebulae illuminated by radiation from stars. It is located at a distance of 1350 light years from Earth in the constellation Orion and is easily observed in a small telescope.Two bright stars, HD 38563A and HD 38563B, are the main”power”, illuminating M78.The picture by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope shows dark-red waves, which outline the brighter in the infrared parts of the nebula, while revealing the depth of the latter, on it appear very young stars.

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