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What It Would Look Like If The Orion Nebula Was Only Four Light Years Away? Check This Amazing GIF

Messier, better known as the Orion Nebula, is roughly 1,344 light-years away in our spiral arm of the Milky Way. The nebula is very huge, which is around 40 light-years in diameter. For your convenience to perceive the distance, it’s worthy of noting that Earth is around 8 light-minutes away […]

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This image shows the star-forming region Gum 15. Image credit: ESO.

Astronomers Take a Close Glimpse on Star-Forming Region Gum 15

By using the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-m telescope at the La Silla Observatory, Chile, a group of astronomers has captured a new image of a glowing cloud of cosmic gas and dust known as Gum 15. By using the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-m telescope […]

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