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You’ll Need all the Internet to Download the Full Resolution of this New Running Chicken Nebula Image

Over 6,000 light-years from Earth, an open star cluster and its nebula cover a swathe of sky over 270 light-years…

2 months ago

Hubble Spots Two Open Clusters. One is Also an Emission Nebula

Open star clusters are groups of stars in loosely-bound gravitational associations. The stars are further apart than the stars in…

1 year ago

The Saturn Nebula Kind of Looks Like the Planet in a Small Telescope, But in One of the Most Powerful Telescopes on Earth, it Looks Like This

Saturn is an icon. There's nothing else like it in the Solar System, and it's something even children recognize. But…

5 years ago

Messier 8 (M8) – The Lagoon Nebula

Messier 8, also known as the Lagoon Nebula, is one of only two star-forming nebulae that is visible to the…

8 years ago

Anarchic Star Formation Found In Dust Cloud

If you think that breaking all the rules is cool, then you'll appreciate one of the latest observations submitted by…

11 years ago