#NEBULAFLYINGLIZARD #NGC602 | Near the edge of the beautiful Magellanic Cloud, one of the satellite galaxies of the Milky Way, located about 200,000 light-years away, you are the small and young cluster estelarNGC 602.Con about 5 million years old, this cluster is surrounded by gas and dust that caused its birth in this colorful picture in the sky covering the angular size of the full moon.
The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, Sh2-190, lies some 7500 light years away from Earth and is located in the Perseus Arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia. This is an emission nebula showing glowing gas and darker dust lanes. The nebula is formed by plasma of ionized hydrogen and free electrons. This complex is the neighbor of the Soul Nebula and the two are often mentioned together as the "Heart and Soul".
The #EagleNebula is part of a diffuse emission nebula, or H II region. This region of active current star formation is about 7000 light-years distant. Several spires of gas that can be seen coming off the nebula.The descriptive names reflect impressions of the shape of the central pillar rising from the southeast into the central luminous area #astronomy