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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

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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 December 21, 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 September 1, 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 July 11, 2014

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Einstein's Cross: Distant supernova split into four by gravitational lensing

An exploding star directly behind a cluster of enormous galaxies has been split into four images by the light-bending properties of the cluster's gravity.

By March 5, 2015

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Rare Jupiter triple-moon conjunction spotted by Hubble

Three of Jupiter's largest moons gather together to cross the planet's face for a rare astronomical show.

By February 5, 2015

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The lovely 'ghost' of a dying star

As a white dwarf in the final throes of its life span, a dying star throws off a nebula known poetically -- if not entirely accurately -- as the 'Ghost of Jupiter'.

By February 2, 2015