M27 (the Dumbbell Nebula). This is three same type of nebula our sun will make after it's fusion stops.
The Merope Nebula has an attractive teardrop shape readily visible in a smaller instrument. Keep Merope (above center) out of the field of view. North is up. Hap Griffin
National Geographic News May 18, 2013 Milky Way flowing into the sea. Madagascar Island east, from French territory Reunion Island coast, it's one fantastic you've taken over the Indian Ocean. Photo Contest and an empty 4th International Earth (Fourth International Earth and Sky Photo Contest), and was elected to the 2-position "beautiful starry sky (Beauty of the Night Sky)" of the department.
Astrophotographer Jaspal Chadha from London used an Altair Astro RC 250TT telescope to acquire this wonderful shot of NGC 7635, aka the Bubble Nebula.
Giant solar flare,2003. Image: ESA
The fastest binary star pair ever discovered, HM Cancri, orbit each other at 310 miles per second
IC 443, a galactic supernova remnant in Gemini
Beacons in Interstellar Fog The hot blue stars of the Pleiades star cluster happen to illuminate a large cloud of interstellar dust along the cluster's path. The group is moving toward the southeast at 5.5″ per century. Click for a large version. Davide De Martin & the ESA / ESO / NASA Photoshop FITS Liberator