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At a cosmologically crisp one degree Kelvin (minus 458 degrees Fahrenheit), the Boomerang Nebula is the coldest known object in the Universe -- colder, in fact, than the faint afterglow of the Big Bang, which is the natural background temperature of space. . (Credit: Bill Saxton; NRAO/AUI/NSF; NASA/Hubble; Raghvendra Sahai)

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The Universe And Your Place In It

Universal facts compared to a single living human organism.

Located about 5,000 light years away from Earth, the Boomerang Nebula is the coldest place found in the universe so far.  The temperature of the nebula has been measured at -272.15 degrees Celsius/-457.87 degrees Fahrenheit.

The Tulip Nebula in nebula rich constellation Cygnus the Swan. Popularly called the Tulip Nebula the glowing cloud of interstellar gas and dust. About 8,000 light-years distant and 70 light-years across the complex and beautiful nebula blossoms at the center of this composite image. HDE 227018 is the bright star very near the blue arc at the cosmic tulip’s center.

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Hubble Is Pretty Nifty

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The star cluster Pismis 24 lies in the core of the large emission nebula NGC 6357 that extends one degree on the sky in the direction of the Scorpius constellation.- Credit: NASA / (ESA/Hubble)

✯ California Nebula. OK, it's not actually IN California, but it is shaped a lot like this state.

Eyes and Nebulas

Eyes and Nebulas
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Eyes and Nebulas

~~Hubble reveals heart of Lagoon Nebula ~ faintly visible to the naked eye on dark nights as a small patch of grey in the heart of the Milky Way by NASA Goddard Photo and Video~~