star-forming region

A Nebula that Extends its Hand into Space

The Gum Nebula is an emission nebula almost 1400 light-years away. It's home to an object known as "God's Hand"…

2 months ago

New Webb Image of a Massive Star Forming Complex

The James Webb Space Telescope, a collaborative effort between NASA, the ESA, and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), has revealed…

6 months ago

Astronomers Start Mapping the Structure of the Far Side of the Milky Way

Thanks to a new study by an international team of astronomers, we now have the tools we need to map…

7 years ago

Messier 20 (M20) – The Trifid Nebula

Located in the southern Sagittarius constellation is the Trifid Nebula, a bright star-forming region and combination nebula

8 years ago

Messier 17 (M17) – the Omega Nebula

Located between 5,000 and 6,000 light years from Earth is the Omega Nebula, one of the brightest and most massive…

8 years ago