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THE BRILLIANT WINGS OF A COSMIC BUTTERFLY.

THE BRILLIANT WINGS OF A COSMIC BUTTERFLY. Photo By: Judy Schmidt via the Hubble Legacy Archive. CLICK the photo for full size and see below for all links. This is probably the single most beautiful shot of Minkowski’s Butterfly I … Continue reading

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NGC 1514 – THE CRYSTAL BALL NEBULA

NGC 1514 – THE CRYSTAL BALL NEBULA Photo By: Leonardo Orazi (CLICK photo for full size & links below). Discovered by William Herschel on November 13, 1790 this dying star surrounded by fluorescing gas is what’s known as a planetary … Continue reading

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STUNNING NEWS TODAY FROM HUBBLE & THE ASTRONOMY COMMUNITY……

STUNNING NEWS TODAY FROM HUBBLE & THE ASTRONOMY COMMUNITY…… Photo By: Collection of bi-polar planetary nebula from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (Links below). What in the universe is going on out there?! Some freakishly fascinating news announced this morning … Continue reading

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HUBBLE PULLS DETAIL FROM A BRIGHT PLANETARY NEBULA.

HUBBLE PULLS DETAIL FROM A BRIGHT PLANETARY NEBULA. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Legacy Archive and processed by Delio Tolivia Cadrecha (Links below). With an integrated visual magnitude of about +10.4, NGC 7027 is one of the brighter … Continue reading

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IC 418 THE SPIROGRAPH NEBULA

IC 418 THE SPIROGRAPH NEBULA Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the Hubble heritage Team (Links Below). Located about 2000 light years away in the constellation Lepus is planetary nebula IC 418. A planetary nebula is a star that’s … Continue reading

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THE UNDERAPPRECIATED FINE RING NEBULA

THE UNDERAPPRECIATED FINE RING NEBULA Photo By: ESO Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera mounted on the New Technology Telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile (Links below). It may be small and somewhat underappreciated but faint nebulae need love … Continue reading

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RING NEBULA IN NEW BRILLIANT HUBBLE HD!

RING NEBULA IN NEW BRILLIANT HUBBLE HD! Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope as well as the Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona and C. R. O’Dell (Vanderbilt University) Links & videos below. Who hasn’t seen this beautiful planetary nebula through … Continue reading

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