Cone Nebula (NGC Star-Forming Pillar of Gas and Dust Radiation from hot stars off the top of the picture illuminates and erodes this giant, gaseous pillar. Additional ultraviolet radiation causes the gas to glow, giving the pillar its red halo of light.
The Cone Nebula lies in the southern part of NGC the Christmas Tree cluster, with which is shares the NGC designation. This is a rich region with much nebulosity and many interesting objects. The Christmas Tree cluster has at its base the variable s
The Jesus Nebula (also known as Cone Nebula) - Hubble Space Telescope - New cameras in the Hubble Space Telescope image a likeness of the face of Jesus. Located in a cluster of nearby stars that astronomers call NGC
pair of interacting galaxies called arp the larger of the spiral galaxies, known as ugc has a disk that is distorted into a rose-like shape by the gravitational tidal pull of the companion galaxy below it, known as ugc 1813