Category: Nebula

Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda Nebula (M31)

Member, Dave Wilkins, assembled this fantastic image of the Andromeda Nebula (M31, NGC 224) from 55 images of 1-minute duration. Images were taken near Kinzua Point, close to Warren, PA in July, 2020. The nebula is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth and the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way. The galaxy’s name stems from the area of Earth’s sky in which it appears, the constellation of Andromeda

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M1 The Crab Nebula

The Crab Nebula, M1 or NGC 1952  is a supernova remnant and pulsar wind nebula in the constellation of Taurus.

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The Trapezium Cluster is a young open star cluster located in the centre of the Orion Nebula (M42).

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Rosette Nebula

The Rosette Nebula, also known as Caldwell 49, is a large, spherical, H II region located near one end of a giant molecular cloud in the Monoceros region of the Milky Way Galaxy.

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The Veil Nebula is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus. It constitutes the visible portions of the Cygnus Loop (radio source W78, or Sharpless 103), a large but relatively faint supernova remnant.

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