Cocoon and friends

First look at this frame will be definitely attracted to well known Cocoon nebula (IC5146) that is both emission HII region but also reflective nebula. This nebulosity surrounds star cluster Collinder... Read More

Flaming Star

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IC405 is beautiful emission-reflection nebula in constellation of Auriga. It is placed in rich area od Milky Way about 1500 light years away from us. Bright star in its front is irregular variable AE ... Read More

Hydrogen Phantom Mask

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This one is HII molecular hydrogen cloud in Perseus arm of our Galaxy. It’s Sharpless number is Sh2-173, and can be found in Cassiopeia close to NGC103 open cluster (at the frame bottom). Pretty... Read More