Pumpkin Nebula, also known as Rotten Egg Nebula located in the constellation Puppis. Call pumpkin Nebula because of its peculiar shape. The other nickname, Rotten Egg Nebula, refers to the large amount of sulfur compounds present in it.
Ghost Nebula - a reflection nebula in the Cepheus constellation. It is located about 1500 light years away from Earth. It looks like a giant bird, ready to take flight! Photo credit: T. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, H. Schweiker/WIYN and NOAO
This object, called the Helix nebula, lies 650 light-years away in the constellation of Aquarius. Also known by the catalog number NGC it is a typical example of a class of objects called planetary nebulae. Discovered in the century, these cosm
The Cone Nebula is an H II region in the constellation of Monoceros. It was discovered by William Herschel on December at which time he designated it H The nebula is located about 830 parsecs or light-years away from Earth.
Simeis 147 (Spaghetti Nebula) is a large SuperNova remnant in the constellations of Taurus & Auriga. It is the result of a SN explosion about years ago. It is 3000 light years away and about 140 light years across - Massive!