A dark cloud where new stars are forming along with a cluster of brilliant stars that have already emerged from their dusty stellar nursery. This formation is known as Lupus 3 and is about 600 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Scorpius.
The Milky Way - 84 Million Stars in 9 Billion Pixels via petapixel: The image is a composite of thousands of photos shot by the VISTA survey camera by Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile.
heart nebula, ic - lightyears from earth - in the perseus arm of the galaxy in the constellation cassiopeia - an emission nebula showing glowing gas & darker dust lanes - the nebula is formed by plasma of ionized hydrogen & free electrons
Ghost Nebula Image Credit: T.A. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, H. Schweiker/WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF
It looks like the Phoenix. This is the Ghost Nebula, a reflection nebula in the Cepheus constellation. It is located about 1500 light years away from Earth. Photo credit: T. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, H. Schweiker/WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF
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