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The universe is of the nature of a thought or sensation in a universal Mind ~ Arthur Stanley Eddington ~

Our eyes are as beautiful as the galactic nebulae. We're part of the universe as much as the universe is part of us.

Taken by Prosper Henry, 1885. This photograph of the Ring Nebula in the constellation Lyra shows but a three-degree section of the firmament, 1,956 light-years from earth. Once a star similar to our own sun, the nebula was formed when the star exploded, releasing gasses from its outer shell into space.

The Witch Head is a favorite around Halloween and is located in the constellation Orion, near the bright star Rigel.

A nebula is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. Originally, nebula was a name for any diffuse astronomical object, including galaxies beyond the Milky Way. The Andromeda Galaxy, for instance, was referred to as the Andromeda Nebula before the true nature of galaxies was confirmed in the early 20th century by Vesto Slipher, Edwin Hubble, et al. Nebulae are often star-forming regions, such as in the Eagle Nebula.

Lagoon Nebula. We're made of exactly the same stuff.

Orion Nebula The Orion Nebula is visible to the naked eye in the night sky.

The unthinkably vast beauty of the Orion Nebula. Gorgeous color

If the Orion Nebula was as close to earth as our nearest star (4 lightyears) it would cover the entire sky, so the only thing you'd be able to see is the sun rising and the Orion Nebula