Nebula Images

Nebulas are nearby regions of gas and dust. They may shine purely by reflected light, or may emit light when stimulated by nearby energetic stars. Some nebulas, such as the famous Horsehead, are cold dust that shadows whatever is behind them.


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SH 2-140
NGC 2261
PK 164+31.1
IC 405
NGC 2264 (Cone)
NGC 2264 (SHO)
NGC 2264 (Xmas Tree)
M 42
NGC 2239 (SHO)
NGC 7129
NGC 1977
IC 348
IC 434
NGC 6995
M 76
IC 410 (SHO)
NGC 2024
vdB 152
vdB 142 (HOO)
vdB 142 (SHO)
NGC 281 (HOO)
NGC 281 (SHO)
IC 5067 (SHO)
PN G075.5+01.7 (HHO)
PN G075.5+01.7 (H-alpha)
NGC 6960
IC 63
NGC 7293
M 8
IC 5146
NGC 7635
M 16 (SHO)
IC 5076
Abell 39
M 57
M 57 (wide)
NGC 6888
M 1 (SHO)
M 1 (RGB)
NGC 281 (SHO)
NGC 7023
M 20
Abell 78
IC 1805
M 42
IC 405
IC 5067 (H-alpha)
NGC 1491
NGC 2264
NGC 2175 (H-alpha)
NGC 6543
M 27 (NGC 6853)
M 17
NGC 7009
M 16
B 86