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Exploring Universe: This piece of our glorious planet is named "Velvet Beauty" found in 1890 in Bisbee Arizona -- azurite, malachite and copper

That's a LOT of red. The Heart Nebula, IC lies some 7500 light years away from Earth and is located in the Perseus Arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia. This is an emission nebula showing glowing gas and darker dust lanes.

Orions Sword by strongmanmike2002 on Flickr

“ This is a deep image of the Sword of Orion - the three stars that make up the weapon hanging off the belt of this famous celestial hunter. The image showcases the amazing mix of physical and optical.

Orion Nebula in Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Sulfur Image Credit Copyright: César Blanco González

Orion Nebula in Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Sulfur Image Credit & Copyright: César Blanco González The Orion Nebula spans about 40 light years and is located about 1500 light years away in the same spiral arm of our Galaxy as the Sun.