Astronomy _9_galaxy


• 31 weeks ago

"Every beauty which is seen here below by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all come… ~ Michelangelo Crescent Nebula

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Mary Victoria Crockett

• 5 hours ago


the crescent nebula

♥ Nebula Constellation M27 Dumbbell Chanterelle

Ant Nebula

Cat's Eye Nebula

♥ Bubble Nebula

The Orion Nebula

The beautiful Trifid Nebula is a cosmic study in colorful contrasts. Also known as M20, it lies about 5,000 light-years away toward the nebula rich constellation Sagittarius. #Space #Nebula


Butterfly Nebula


The bipolar star-forming region called Sharpless 2-106. The 'wings' of the nebula record the contrasting imprint of heat and motion against a backdrop of a colder medium. Twin lobes of super-hot gas stretch outward from the central star. This hot gas creates the 'wings.' A ring of dust & gas orbit-ing the star acts like a belt, clinching the expending nebula into an 'hourglass' shape. In Cygnus

butterfly nebula
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