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El centro de la nebulosa Laguna es un espectacular remolino de formación estelar.  En la parte inferior izquierda se ven al menos dos nubes largas en forma de embudo, cada una de una longitud aproximada de medio año luz, formadas por vientos estelares extremos y la intensa y energética luz estelar. Hershel 36, la estrella cercana y extremadamente brillante, ilumina la zona.

The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a whirlwind of spectacular star formation. Visible on the lower left, at least two long funnel-shaped clouds, each roughly half a light-year long, have been formed by extreme stellar …

Planetary Nebula NGC 6543: Gaseous Cocoon Around a Dying Star

Three thousand light-years away, a dying star throws off shells of glowing gas. This image from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals the Cat's Eye Nebula to be one of the most complex planetary nebulae known.

APOD: 2017 July 4 - Celestial Fireworks: Into Star Cluster Westerlund 2

Astronomy picture of the day - 2017 July 4 - Celestial Fireworks: Into Star Cluster Westerlund 2

Hubble Keyhole Nebula Photograph - Space Photos - Vintagraph Fine-Art Wall Prints and Posters

Hubble Keyhole Nebula Photograph

Photo: Previously unseen details of a mysterious, complex structure within the Carina Nebula (NGC are revealed by this image of the Keyhole Nebula, obtained with the Hubble Space Telescope.

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he area surrounding the Eagle Nebula, showing not only the entire Eagle shape, but also enormous volumes of glowing gas and dark dust. Cataloged as the Eagle emission nebula lies about light years away

La ancha y profunda Laguna | Imagen astronomía diaria - Observatorio

The Wide and Deep Lagoon Image Credit & Copyright: Michael Miller, Jimmy Walker Explanation: Ridges of glowing interstellar gas and dark dust clouds inhabit the turbulent, cosmic depths of the Lagoon Nebula. Also known as the bright star forming region is

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Along the 'Cygnus Wall' - the 'wall' spans about 10 light-years within the larger 'North America Nebula'. The cosmic close-up maps emission from sulfur, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms to red, green, and blue colours.

Nebulosa di Orione

a massive cloud of dust and gas—in the familiar constellation Orion, where it appears to the naked eye as the brightest "star" in the hunter's sword.

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Turbulence in a Star Forming Region The nebula’s sparkling centerpiece is a giant, young star cluster named NGC only 2 million years old. Its stellar inhabitants number roughly The cluster is a hotbed for young, massive stars. The cluster’s