Flaming star nebula lies 1500 light years distant, spans about 5 light years, and is visible with a small telescope toward the constellation of the charioteer (auriga)

thedemon-hauntedworld: “ Orion Nebula in Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Sulfur Image Credit & Copyright: César Blanco González The Orion Nebula spans about 40 light years and is located about 1500 light years.


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stellar-indulgence: “ NGC 346 (in the Small Magellanic Cloud) An open cluster and emission nebula in Tucana. Apparent size 14 by 11 arcmin. The largest emission nebula in the Small Magellanic Cloud.