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14th October 2011

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The Color of IC 1795
This sharp cosmic portrait features glowing gas and obscuring dust clouds in IC 1795, a star forming region in the northern constellation Cassiopeia. Also cataloged as NGC 896, the nebula’s remarkable details, shown in its dominant red color, were captured using a sensitive camera, and long exposures that include image data from a narrowband filter. The narrow filter transmits only H-alpha light, the red light of hydrogen atoms. Ionized by ultraviolet light from energetic young stars, a hydrogen atom emits the characteristic H-alpha light as its single electron is recaptured and transitions to lower energy states. (More)
[Image Credit & Copyright: Bob and Janice Fera (Fera Photography)]

The Color of IC 1795

This sharp cosmic portrait features glowing gas and obscuring dust clouds in IC 1795, a star forming region in the northern constellation Cassiopeia. Also cataloged as NGC 896, the nebula’s remarkable details, shown in its dominant red color, were captured using a sensitive camera, and long exposures that include image data from a narrowband filter. The narrow filter transmits only H-alpha light, the red light of hydrogen atoms. Ionized by ultraviolet light from energetic young stars, a hydrogen atom emits the characteristic H-alpha light as its single electron is recaptured and transitions to lower energy states. (More)

[Image Credit & CopyrightBob and Janice Fera (Fera Photography)]

Tagged: gasastronomydustcolornebulacloudspace

14th October 2011

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NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula 
It’s the bubble versus the cloud. NGC 7635, the Bubble Nebula, is being pushed out by the stellar wind of massive central star BD+602522. Next door, though, lives a giant molecular cloud, visible to the right. At this place in space, an irresistible force meets an immovable object in an interesting way. The cloud is able to contain the expansion of the bubble gas, but gets blasted by the hot radiation from the bubble's central star. The radiation heats up dense regions of the molecular cloud causing it to glow. (More)
[Image Credit & Copyright: Larry Van Vleet]
These are always amazing. I always love them. <3

NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula 

It’s the bubble versus the cloud. NGC 7635, the Bubble Nebula, is being pushed out by the stellar wind of massive central star BD+602522. Next door, though, lives a giant molecular cloud, visible to the right. At this place in space, an irresistible force meets an immovable object in an interesting way. The cloud is able to contain the expansion of the bubble gas, but gets blasted by the hot radiation from the bubble's central star. The radiation heats up dense regions of the molecular cloud causing it to glow. (More)

[Image Credit & Copyright: Larry Van Vleet]

These are always amazing. I always love them. <3

Tagged: nebulabubblestellarwindmassiveastronomyawesome

17th September 2011

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The Bubble and M52 
To the eye, this cosmic composition nicely balances the Bubble Nebula at the lower right with open star cluster M52. The pair would be lopsided on other scales, though. Embedded in a complex of interstellar dust and gas and blown by the winds from a single, massive O-type star, the Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7635, is a mere 10 light-years wide. On the other hand, M52 is a rich open cluster of around a thousand stars. The cluster is about 25 light-years across. (More)
[Image Credit &amp; Copyright: Lóránd Fényes]

The Bubble and M52 

To the eye, this cosmic composition nicely balances the Bubble Nebula at the lower right with open star cluster M52. The pair would be lopsided on other scales, though. Embedded in a complex of interstellar dust and gas and blown by the winds from a single, massive O-type star, the Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7635, is a mere 10 light-years wide. On the other hand, M52 is a rich open cluster of around a thousand stars. The cluster is about 25 light-years across. (More)

[Image Credit & CopyrightLóránd Fényes]

Tagged: astronomyspacenebulacosmiccosmosbubble

17th September 2011

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Spitzer&#8217;s OrionFew cosmic vistas excite the imagination like the Orion Nebula, an immense stellar nursery some 1,500 light-years away. This stunning false-color view spans about 40 light-years across the region, constructed using infrared data from the Spitzer Space Telescope. (More)
[Credit to: NASA, JPL-Caltech, T. Megeath (Univ. Toledo, Ohio)]

Spitzer’s Orion
Few cosmic vistas excite the imagination like the Orion Nebula, an immense stellar nursery some 1,500 light-years away. This stunning false-color view spans about 40 light-years across the region, constructed using infrared data from the Spitzer Space Telescope. (More)

[Credit to: NASAJPL-Caltech, T. Megeath (Univ. Toledo, Ohio)]

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27th August 2011

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The dust sculptures of the Eagle Nebula are evaporating. As powerful starlight whittles away these cool cosmic mountains, the statuesque pillars that remain might be imagined as mythical beasts. Pictured above is one of several striking dust pillars of the Eagle Nebula that might be described as a gigantic alien fairy. (More)
[Credit toThe Hubble Heritage Team, (STScI/AURA), ESA, NASA]

The dust sculptures of the Eagle Nebula are evaporating. As powerful starlight whittles away these cool cosmic mountains, the statuesque pillars that remain might be imagined as mythical beasts. Pictured above is one of several striking dust pillars of the Eagle Nebula that might be described as a gigantic alien fairy. (More)

[Credit toThe Hubble Heritage Team, (STScI/AURA), ESANASA]


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27th August 2011

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Look through the cosmic cloud cataloged as NGC 281 and it&#8217;s almost easy to miss stars of open cluster IC 1590. But, formed within the nebula, that cluster&#8217;s young, massive stars ultimately power the pervasive nebular glow. The eye-catching shapes looming in this portrait of NGC 281 are sculpted columns and dense dust globules seen in silhouette, eroded by intense, energetic winds and radiation from the hot cluster stars. (More)
[Credit to J-P Metsävainio (Astro Anarchy)] 

Look through the cosmic cloud cataloged as NGC 281 and it’s almost easy to miss stars of open cluster IC 1590. But, formed within the nebula, that cluster’s young, massive stars ultimately power the pervasive nebular glow. The eye-catching shapes looming in this portrait of NGC 281 are sculpted columns and dense dust globules seen in silhouette, eroded by intense, energetic winds and radiation from the hot cluster stars. (More)

[Credit to J-P Metsävainio (Astro Anarchy)] 

Tagged: astronomyspacenebulacosmic