Would the Rosette Nebula by any other name look as sweet? The bland New General Catalog designation of NGC 2237 doesn't appear to diminish the appearance of the this flowery emission nebula. Inside the nebula lies an open cluster of bright young stars designated NGC 2244. These stars formed about four million years ago from the nebular material and their stellar winds are clearing a hole in the nebula's center, insulated by a layer of dust and hot gas.Ultraviolet light from the hot cluster stars causes the surrounding nebula to glow. The Rosette Nebula spans about 100 light-years across, lies about 5000 light-years away, and can be seen with a small telescope towards the constellation of Monoceros. Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler #Nebula #Cosmology #Astronomy #Astrophysics #Stars #Space #Astrophotography #Universe
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Our next episode of #AskAstrobio will feature Dr. Jason Wright, an Associate Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at Penn State. I'm definitely looking forward to chatting with him about exoplanets, the potential for discovering alien life, and what he thinks the next frontier is in regard to astrobiology. You can learn more about his work here: http://sites.psu.edu/astrowright/ #astrobiology #exoplanets #SETI #Pennstate
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🌕Super Full Moon🌕 in ⚜Libra💠 💕⚖ Libra stands for justice, harmony, (inner)balance, equality, compassion and fairness. Its ruler Venus stands for the ability to love and find beauty in all things. What a great time to have a Super Full Moon in Libra at 0°, as it falls on the same day of 🌸the beginning of Spring🌸. 0° stands for limitless potential and possibilities. #ful#fullmoonbra #superfullmoon #fullmoon #wormmoon #moon #lib#libra #spring #vernalequinox #springequinox #venus #libra #aries #planets #cosmos #astro #astrology #astrologyposts #astrological #astrophysics #astrologer #astros #birthdayoftheearth #love #balance #equality #beauty #zodiac #zodiacsigns #astronomy #theastrologyreporter #thespiritualist
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Every mother and fathers nightmare 3 irish kids dyed a few hours ago outside a disco the were squeezed so much from other kids wanting to go in sad day for ireland my thoughts are with the families #island #outdoor #croatia #sky #natgeo #travelgram #streetphotography #cloudporn #way2ill #artofvisuals #nature_perfection #nikond750 #vsco #vscocam #mothernature #nikonphotography #igworldclub #winter #mextures #instagood #snow #streetdreamsmag #winterwonderland #wanderlust #instatravel #royalsnappingartists #shootingstars #astronomy #meteor #meteorshower
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