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More about Tadpoles

I did post about Tadpoles in general and about proplyds and proplyd-like objects in detail.
Here I want to write about the different pattern of Tadpoles and their connection to different regions. 597 more words

Astronomie

Pillars of Creation

The Eagle Nebula is a large structure called “pillars”. Those massive piles of gas and dust did not get swept away by the stellar wind and radiation of the cluster Messier 16 in the centre of the structure. 58 more words

Astronomie

Is there a lurker in the Solar System?

The Solar System is much bigger than we learned in school, with a more complicated history.

This famous photograph shows a portion of the Eagle Nebula, about 7,000 lightyears away from us but still within the Milky Way Galaxy.  678 more words