The Orion Nebula is light years from Earth located in Orion& Belt in the constellation Orion. It& one of the brightest nebulae and on a clear, dark night -- it& visible to the naked eye. The nebula is Earth& nearest star-forming region.
The young star cluster NGC 602 in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. This picture covers a region about 200 light years across, and the galaxies seen in the background are hundreds of millions of miles further from us.
The Carina Nebula, also known as the Great Nebula in Carina, the Eta Carinae Nebula, NGC 3372, as well as the Grand Nebula, is projected onto the background screen along with other heavenly bodies found by Technical Director DJ Badon. Click 'Visit site' to learn more!
The Tarantula Nebula (also known as 30 Doradus, or NGC is an H II region in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). It was originally thought to be a star, but in 1751 Nicolas Louis de Lacaille recognized its nebular nature.
This Hubble Space Telescope view shows one of the most dynamic and intricately detailed star-forming regions in space, located light-years away in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way. (Image: NASA, ESA and A.