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This Supernova Remnant Is a Festive Holiday Bauble

NGC 2736, The Pencil Nebula. It is part of the Vela Supernova Remnant, located near the Vela Pulsar in the constellation Vela.

NGC The Pencil Nebula. It is part of the Vela Supernova Remnant, located near the Vela Pulsar in the constellation Vela.

Veil Nebula

The Veil Nebula is part of a large supernova remnant called the Cygnus Loop. Different colors correspond to different wavelengths of light.

Simeis 147 (Spaghetti Nebula) is a large SN remnant in the constellations of Taurus & Auriga. It is the result of a SN explosion about 40,000 yrs ago. It is 3000 ly away & about 140 ly across

Simeis 147 (Spaghetti Nebula) is a large SuperNova remnant in the constellations of Taurus & Auriga. It is the result of a SN explosion about years ago. It is 3000 light years away and about 140 light years across - Massive!

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"NGC 2359 (also known as Thor's Helmet) is an emission in the constellation Canis Major. The nebula is approximately light-years away and 30 light-years in size.

(Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic

One square degree image of the Tarantula Nebula and its surroundings. The spidery nebula is seen in the upper-centre of the image. Slightly to the lower-right, a web of filaments harbours the famous supernova SN

The Black Eye Galaxy, M64. M64’s nickname comes from its striking dark band of dust. The galaxy has an unusual ring of gas and stars that rotates the opposite way to the gas and stars closer to the centre. These and the black eye are thought to have resulted from a collision with another galaxy. - Photo Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI)

The Black Eye Galaxy (Messier is a spiral galaxy with an apparent magnitude of lying approximately 24 million light years from Earth. It is sometimes also called the Sleeping Beauty Galaxy or Evil Eye Galaxy.

The Flaming Skull Nebula (Sharpless 68 or Sh2-68) is a large planetary nebula located in the northern part of the constellation of Serpens Cauda, the Serpent’s Tail. It is...  Continue reading on: http://annesastronomynews.com/annes-image-of-the-day-the-flaming-skull-nebula/

Image Credit: T. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage) and H. Schweiker (WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF) The Flaming Skull Nebula (Sharpless 68 or is a large planetary nebula located in the nor…

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All that is gold does not glitter Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from.

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