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nebula

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Blue giants create Prawn Nebula's spectacular glow

Two rare blue stars ionise the gas in the Prawn Nebula, allowing it to emit its own light.

By September 3, 2015

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Travel 1,470 light-years in 27 seconds to Veil Nebula in new NASA video

NASA takes you from a backyard view of the night sky all the way into a gorgeous nebula thanks to the power of the Hubble Space Telescope.

By September 24, 2015

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Awesome nebula cradles a runaway star

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a glorious picture of a brightly burning, quickly moving star and the wind-blasted nebula around it.

By August 23, 2015

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Hubble sees the lovely Lagoon Nebula sparkling in space

Hubble delivers another visual stunner with a new look at the Lagoon Nebula tucked into the Sagittarius constellation.

By August 7, 2015

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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 May 20, 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 April 20, 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 February 4, 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 January 28, 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 January 8, 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 January 8, 2015