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    Just outer space :-)

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    The "Dumbbell nebula," also known as Messier 27, pumps out infrared light in this image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The Dumbbell nebula is 1,360 light-years away in the Vulpecula constellation, and stretches across 4.5 light-years of space. That would more that fill the space between our sun and the nearest star

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Snapshot of the star-forming region Rho Ophiuchi captures different types of nebulas. Image from NASA.

This wispy yellow arc was created by the massive star Zeta Ophiuchi (centre), which emits about 65,000 times more light than the sun. The star is speeding through space at more than 85,000 kilometres per hour - possibly because of the gravitational recoil it experienced when a former companion star exploded in a supernova. (Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA)

This composition in stardust covers almost 2 degrees on the sky, close to the border of the zodiacal constellation Aries and the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy. At the lower right of the gorgeous skyscape is a dusty blue reflection nebula surrounding a bright star cataloged as van den Bergh 13 (vdB 13), about 1,000 light-years away. At that estimated distance, the cosmic canvas is over 30 light-years across.

Wow I went to the caregory of Science and Nature here on pinterest and I am just amazed and in awe of the beauty and wonder of God's creation. I would like to repin everything but it would take too long so I suggest anyone who is in love with God and the wonders of His creation go to this category on pinterest. Oh the wonders that await us in Heaven!!

spiral galaxy ngc 3982 is located about 68 million light-years away in the constellation ursa major. credit: nasa, esa, and the hubble heritage team (stsci/aura); acknowledgment: a. riess (stsci)

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A new image of two tangled galaxies has been released by NASA's Great Observatories. The Antennae galaxies, located about 62 million light-years from Earth, are shown in this composite image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue), the Hubble Space Telescope (gold and brown), and the Spitzer Space Telescope (red).

This, ladies and gentlemen, is the core of the Milky Way as can best be rendered using our best telescopes and years to properly "colorize."

Wispy tendrils of hot dust and gas glow brightly in this ultraviolet image of the Cygnus Loop nebula, taken by NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer. The nebula lies about 1,500 light-years away, and is a supernova remnant, left over from a massive stellar explosion that occurred between 5,000 to 8,000 years ago. The filaments of gas and dust visible here in ultraviolet light were heated by Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. Image Credit: ESA/NASA/Hubble

[astronomy] The Orion Trapezium Cluster, a tight open cluster of stars in the Orion Nebula, first discovered by Galileo Galileo. ~Al. A.