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Christmas Tree Cluster, Fox Fur Nebula, Cone Nebula
Happy Holidays, everyone! xx
Top: The Orion Nebula
Bottom: The Veil Nebula
Nebulas are mesmerizing sights…
Just reblogging again because
NGC 2467 in the Constellation of Orion by NASA, ESA, Orsola De Marco
In this beautiful image shared on the Chandra X-Ray Observatory you can see a spiral galaxy (right) which has collided with an elliptical galaxy (left) thus triggering a wave of star formation.
This is a composite image of X-Ray (the pink splotches) and optical (the rest).
(Image credit; NASA and co.)