NGC 474 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Pisces. This large galaxy is known to possess tidal tails, although their origins remain unknown. These tidal tails may be related to debris left over from absorbing numerous small galaxies in the past.
Turbulence in a Star Forming Region The nebula’s sparkling centerpiece is a giant, young star cluster named NGC only 2 million years old. Its stellar inhabitants number roughly The cluster is a hotbed for young, massive stars. The cluster’s
Gas Pillars in the Eagle Nebula Pillars of Creation in a Star-Forming Region. The Pillars are gaseous nurseries for newborn stars. The largest of the three pillars is about light years from base to tip.
THE VEIL NEBULA - 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, a large but relatively faint supernova remnant.