The Helix Nebula, also known as the "Eye of God".
On Tuesday, Scott J. Kelly is scheduled to return from the International Space Station, completing the longest stay in space for a NASA astronaut. (Photo: NASA)
In 1054 AD, Chinese astronomers were startled by the appearance of a new star, so bright it could be seen in broad daylight for several weeks. Today, the Crab Nebula is what's left of the supernova explosion they witnessed.
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Messier 78, a reflection nebula in Orion
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the cosmic ice sculptures of the Carina Nebula via Hubblesite. The visible space is big, complex and can be incredibly beautiful. from 9 Incredible Photos of our Universe Nebula
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Abstract Art Found in the Orion Nebula
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~*~ The Butterfly Nebula ~*~, NGC 6302, lies about 4,000 light-years away in the constellation Scorpius.