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Green Ring Fit for a Superhero

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech This glowing emerald nebula seen by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is reminiscent of the glowing ring wielded by the superhero Green Lantern.

Günün Astronomi Görseli 3 Ocak

Günün Astronomi Görseli 3 Ocak

Supernova N49 (NASA, Chandra, 11/29/2006)

This is a composite image of the brightest supernova remnant in optical light in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The Chandra X-ray image (blue) shows million-degree gas in the center. Much cooler gas at the outer parts of the remnant is seen in.

Window-Curtain Structure of the Orion Nebula Revealed | ESA/Hubble

HubbleSite - NewsCenter - "Window-Curtain" Structure of the Orion Nebula Revealed by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope - Release Images

The Wizard Nebula!

The Wizard Nebula!


The Tadpole Galaxy is a disrupted barred spiral galaxy located 400 mly from Earth

Spiral Galaxy Spider Web

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This vibrant image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope (detected by the multiband imaging photometer) shows the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to our own Milky Way galaxy.

This infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Orion nebula, our closest massive star-making factory, light-years from Earth. The nebula is close enough to appear to the naked eye

LHA 120-N 44 : Emission Nebula - Located in the Large Magellanic Cloud some 157,000 light-years away, N 44 (for short), has a superbubble which surrounds NGC 1929, a rich cluster of bright young, blue-white stars. A smaller superbubble in N 44 (N44F) has a central star with stellar winds with speeds of 4.34 million mph (7 million km/ph)

in the LMC - Southern part of the spectacular H II region in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The green color indicates areas that are particularly hot. The field measures x square arcminutes. North is up and East is left.