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The Cygnus constellation in our Milky Way
The astrophotography of Adam Jesionkiewicz gives us a glimpse of the beauty of the cosmos, hidden within the far reaches of the Cygnus constellation. Gorgeous!!!
Hubble captures a brief but beautiful phase late in the life of a star. The curious cloud around this bright star is called IRAS 19475+3119. It lies in the constellation of Cygnus (the Swan) about 15 000 light-years from Earth in the plane of our Milky Way galaxy. As stars similar to the Sun age they swell into red giant stars and when this phase ends they start to shed their atmospheres into space. The cloud shines by reflecting the brilliant light of the central star
Supergiant star Gamma Cygni ~ lies at the center of the Northern Cross, a famous…
Extreme close-up of the Witch Broom Nebula Complex or Supernova Remnant in the Constellation of Cygnus [per previous pinner]
NGC 6888 - Crescent Nebula, is a cosmic bubble about 25 ly across, blown by winds from its central, bright, massive star. NGC central star is classified as a Wolf-Rayet star (WR NGC 6888 is about 5000 light years away in the constellation Cygnus.
Nebulous Strings in the Veil NebulaThis image shows a small portion of the Veil Nebula - the shattered remains of a supernova that exploded thousands of years ago. The Veil Nebula is located in the Constellation Cygnus about light-years away.
The Veil Nebula is a large diffuse nebula in Cygnus constellation, about 1470 light years away from the Earth. Recorded with AIRY apochromatic refractor, Atik mono CCD camera, H-alpha CCD and Set LRGB PrimaLuceLab filters.