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Hubble Snaps 'Monkey Head' Nebula

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
The Hubble Space Telescope is an icon in space. Launched on April 24, 1990, the space telescope has changed how we view the universe around us. As the…Read More »





space telescope nears its 24th birthday, scientists used it to see the Monkey Head Nebula. Here: The Hubble mosaic unveils a collection of carved knots of gas and dust in a small portion of the Monkey Head Nebula (also known as NGC 2174 and Sharpless Sh2-252). The nebula is a star-forming region that hosts dusky dust clouds silhouetted against glowing gas. [Read the Full Story and See a Video Here]   Less «
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