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Lying about 6000 light years away in the constellation of Centaurus, the Running Chicken Nebula aka the Lambda Centauri nebula, IC 2948 is located just a few degrees southeast of the famous Eta Carinae nebula.

Lying about 6000 light years away in the constellation of Centaurus, the Running Chicken Nebula aka the Lambda Centauri nebula, IC 2948 is located just a few degrees southeast of the famous Eta Carinae nebula.

Christmas Tree Cluster, Fox Fur Nebula/ Cone Nebula in Monoceros, NGC The…

Spectacular Hubble Photos to Celebrate 25 Years in Space for Humanity’s Telescope - via Slate The Butterfly Nebula - hubble25_ngc6302

Spectacular Hubble Photos to Celebrate 25 Years in Space for Humanity’s Telescope

NGC also called the Bug Nebula, Butterfly Nebula, is a bipolar planetary nebula in the constellation Scorpius. The structure in the nebula is among the most complex ever observed in planetary nebulae.

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The Horsehead Nebula is a cloud of ionized-hydrogen in the constellation Orion. These clouds are lit from within by young, hot stars. The interstellar dust absorbs the light from part of the ionized cloud creating this beautiful contrast. Image Credit: NA

Running Chicken Nebula in the constellation Centaurus

nox-vigilata: “Running Chicken Nebula in the constellation Centaurus ”

The constellation of Orion. You can see the Flame Nebula, Horsehead Nebula and M42. The  Belt stars from left to right are Alnitak, Alnilam, & Mintaka

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Supergiant Star Gamma Cygni (July 9, 2013) Image credit & copyright: Jose Francisco Hernandez ( Altamira Observatory)

Supergiant star Gamma Cygni lies at the center of the Northern Cross, a famous asterism in the constellation of the Swan (Cygnus).

Ghost Nebula aka Phoenix in the Stars

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

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