The Seahorse of the Large Magellanic Cloud Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio (STScI) Explanation: It may look like a grazing seahorse, but the dark object toward the image right is actually a pillar of smoky dust about 20 light years long.
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Clouds of Perseus ~ contains over solar masses of gas and dust, but the eye is drawn to red NGC Known as the California Nebula, its characteristic glow of atomic hydrogen gas is fueled by ultraviolet light from luminous blue star Xi Persei.
“ This is a deep image of the Sword of Orion - the three stars that make up the weapon hanging off the belt of this famous celestial hunter. The image showcases the amazing mix of physical and optical.
The beautiful Trifid Nebula is a cosmic study in colorful contrasts. Also known as it lies about light-years away toward the nebula rich constellation Sagittarius. A star forming region in the plane of our galaxy, the Trifid Nebula is about 40 light-years