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nebula

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Color-soaked Medusa Nebula glows gorgeously in new image

The Very Large Telescope in Chile provides what may be our best look ever at a stunningly beautiful nebula that defies its namesake.

By 21 May 2015

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'Thor's Helmet' is a strikingly beautiful, messy nebula

To celebrate the release of "Age of Ultron," a type of star that will "live fast and die hard" is creating a nebula fitting for a Norse god. (Well, not really for that reason.)

By 20 April 2015

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Hidden pulsating stars found on the far side of the Trifid Nebula

The ESO's VISTA telescope has used the near-infrared spectrum to peer through the gaseous cloud of the Trifid Nebula at the hidden stars behind.

By 4 February 2015

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Mysterious nebula revealed in new image: 'Mouth of the Beast'

A faint cometary globule nebula 1,300 light-years from Earth has been revealed in glorious detail through the Very Large Telescope.

By 29 January 2015

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A wizard in the sky: The apophenia of nebulae

What do you see when you look at nebula photographs? One astrophotographer has shared his vision of the shapes in space.

By 9 January 2015

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A wizard in the sky: The apophenia of nebulae (pictures)

What do you see when you look at nebula photographs? One astrophotographer has shared his vision of the shapes in space.

8 Images By 9 January 2015

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Infrared shows us the Horsehead Nebula as never seen before

The famous Horsehead Nebula has been literally seen in an entirely different light, as NASA's Spitzer captures it in infrared.

By 22 December 2014

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Hubble captures breathtaking picture of dark and light nebulae

Hubble has captured a stunning photo of a baby star in close proximity to both a light nebula and a dark nebula overlapping.

By 2 September 2014

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NASA 3D-prints a nebula, and you can too!

Ever wanted to hold a nebula in your hands? Well now you can thanks to plans from NASA. Warning: It kind of looks like two molars stuck together.

By 12 July 2014

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Slumbering black hole in Milky Way roars back to life

A black hole that hasn't been heard of since 1989 has suddenly become active again and is now the brightest object in the X-ray sky.

By 27 June 2015