Cradled between the arms of the slender crescent is a display of light and shadow that puzzled sky watchers for thousands of years--until Leonardo da Vinci figured it out. It's the "Da Vinci glow," also known as Earthshine:
Galaxy NGC1300. NGC 1300 is a barred spiral galaxy about 61 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. The galaxy is about 110,000 light-years across (about 2/3 the size of the Milky Way). It is a member of the Eridanus Cluster, a cluster of 200 galaxies. In the core of the larger spiral structure of NGC 1300, the nucleus shows a "grand-design" spiral structure, a spiral within a spiral, that is about 3,300 light-years long.
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IC 1795 (nicknamed the Fishhead Nebula or Northern Bear Nebula) is a bright emission nebula of about 70 light-years across with glowing gas and dark lanes of obscuring dust, located just over 6,000 light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia. The brighter region of the ne