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The Soap Bubble Nebula, or PN G75.5+1.7, is a planetary nebula in the constellation Cygnus, near the Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888). The 'bubble' is as large as our solar system.

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Two faces spotted in Orion nebula — what are they?

hubble telescope pictures of orion | The Orion nebula, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2006. Text ...

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9 Incredible Photos of our Universe

The horse nebula

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Neptune Photos

Neptune is the 8th and last planet of the solar system, as Pluto was categorized as a dwarf-planet a few years ago. Dark, cold and whipped by supersonic winds, Neptune is the furthest away from the Sun of the hydrogen and helium gas giants in our Solar System. No probe has ever been sent there, and its thick atmosphere acts as a dark veil to the surface below. We do know that it has 13 moons and a ring system, and takes almost 165 Earth years to orbit the Sun. Neptune's atmosphere extends to…

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9 Incredible Photos of our Universe

Napoleon: You have written this huge book on the system of the world without once mentioning the author of the universe. ~~ Laplace: Sire, I had no need of that hypothesis. ~ | LATER| Lagrange: Ah, but that is a fine hypothesis. It explains so many things.

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“Angry Birds Space” Q&A: Your Guide to the Angry Universe

The Eagle Nebula, 6,500 light-years away


Space Photo of the Day 2013

Also known as the Tarantula nebula, 30 Doradus is a region of the Large Magellanic Cloud and is one of the most active areas of star formation in the night sky. - Image: UT/CTIO Magellanic Cloud Emission Line Survey [high-resolution] - Caption: Wired Science