The Orion Nebula (also known as Messler 42 or NGC is a Diffuse nebula situated south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion. It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky. The universe is crazy
“ This is a deep image of the Sword of Orion - the three stars that make up the weapon hanging off the belt of this famous celestial hunter. The image showcases the amazing mix of physical and optical.
Star AE Aurigae and the Flaming Star Nebula photographed by Jorge Garcia. It lies 1500 light years distant and spans about 5 light years. Can be seen towards the constellation of the Charioteer(Auriga)
Hubble Captures View of 'Mystic Mountain' the Carina Nebula. The top of a three-light-year tall pillar of cool hydrogen is being worn away by the radiation of nearby stars, while stars within the pillar unleash jets of gas that stream from the peaks.