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Take a Trip Through the Glorious Orion Nebula in This New 3D Visualisation

Travelling at close to the speed of light, this three-minute journey will take you through a distant stellar nursery where some of the Universe’s youngest stars are born. Read More >>

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An Optical Illusion Fooled Astronomers Into Thinking There Was an Extra Nebula Here for Almost a Decade

How many nebulas do you think are in this photo? Careful, the answer is not quite what it seems. Read More >>

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The Eagle Nebula Couldn’t Look Cooler

That top image is pretty, but the only way to see this incredible combination of dust and gas is to take in the whole image below. Holy crap, right? This picture, which was created in 2005 using Hubble data and digitally assigned colors, shows the Eagle Nebula surrounded by and intertwined with dust pillars that are slowly being shaped by light and cosmic wind. Read More >>