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The Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118) - This suggestively shaped reflection nebula is associated with the bright star Rigel (located just outside the top right corner of the above image) in the constellation Orion. (credit: Gary Stevens)

The Witch Head nebula - interstellar dust is reflecting a ghostly light from Rigel (the bright star at the right foot of Orion) - by Steve Fry


The Universe And Your Place In It

The Universe And Your Place In It i pinned this on my history board but could also be science i guess

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Mapping Voyager 1's Incredible 36-Year Mission Through Space [INFOGRAPHIC]

Voyager 1 spacecraft's biggest moments are shown in this chart covering the last 36 years... Voyager 1 is almost 12 billion miles away now! and moving at 36,000 miles per hour!...Voyager 1 will be the first ever object we've sent outside our solar system.

The Horsehead Nebula Credit & Copyright: Nigel Sharp (NOAO), KPNO, AURA, NSF One of the most identifiable nebulae in the sky, the Horsehead Nebula in Orion, is part of a large, dark, molecular cloud.