The Medulla Nebula Supernova Remnant

The Medulla Nebula Supernova Remnant

The Medulla nebula, also called Abell 85, LBN 576 and CTB-1, is a supernova remnant. CTB-1 is the expanding gas shell that was left when a massive star toward the constellation of Cassiopeia exploded about 10,000 years ago. This deep sky object it’s pretty faint...
M78 and Barnard’s Loop

M78 and Barnard’s Loop

The M78 Nebula or NGC2068 is a reflection nebula that can be found in the Orion constellation. This constellation is well known to have huge HII regions with strong emissions. In this image we can see part of the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex: the Barnard’S...
NGC 1788 and the Cosmic Bat

NGC 1788 and the Cosmic Bat

The Orion constellation is full of amazing nebulae such as the Great Orion Nebula (M42), the Horsehead Nebula and IC434, or the M78 nebula (see this recent wide field image of this area https://astrocat.info/orion-nebulae-and-barnards-loop/ ). Hidden in the outskirts...
IC 1805, Heart Nebula

IC 1805, Heart Nebula

In the Perseus arm of our galaxy we find two spectacular nebulae, the Heart (IC 1805) and Soul (IC1848) nebulae. Located around 7,500 light years away from us both cover a wide region of the night sky, in the Cassiopeia constellation. Both nebulae have high emission...
The Pleiades star cluster

The Pleiades star cluster

The Seven Sisters, or The Pleiades (Messier 45), is one of those celestial objects that most people can recognize in the autumn and winter northern night sky. Easily distinguishable at naked eye in the Taurus constellation, this star cluster shows its Seven Sisters...
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