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Inside The Flame Nebula

Stars are often born in clusters, in giant clouds of gas and dust. Astronomers have studied two star clusters using …

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The Monkey Head Nebula

In celebration of the 24th anniversary of the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have captured infrared-light images of …

Starburst galaxy Messier 94

Messier 94

This image shows the galaxy Messier 94, which lies in the small northern constellation of the Hunting Dogs, about 16 …

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The Veil Nebula

An 8,000 year old Supernova Remnant in the constellation Cygnus known as the Veil Nebula. Credit: Greg Parker