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The Eskimo Nebula, about 5,000 light years away.

NASA says that this image taken by the space telescope Hubble is the Eskimo Nebula, NGC It began forming years ago NGC 2392 was first discovered by William Herschel in In the middle you can see a dying star surrounded by some objects and gas.

Remember when you were a kid and you used to stare up into the clouds and pick out shapes and animals? Well Chris Keegan has taken that timeless exercise to whole new level by applying it to photos of space from NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

Remember when you were a kid and you used to stare up into the clouds and pick out shapes and animals? Well Chris Keegan has taken that timeless exercise to whole new level by applying it to photos of space from NASA& Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

Not Mother Earth: Soap Bubble Nebula! This is one huge bubble... as large as our Solar System

Pop goes the supernova! Actually, that's planetary nebula PN or better known as the Soap Bubble Nebula, which was discovered by amateur astronomer Dave Jurasevich back in Just look at it and wonder what other marvels does the Universe have in stock?

A supernova remnant 170,000 light years away in one of the Milky Way's galactic neighbours. This image, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, shows ambient gas being shocked by the expanding blast wave from the exploding star. Photograph: J Hughes (Rutgers University) and Hubble Heritage team/CXC/SAO/Nasa/ESA

A remnant light years away in one of the Milky Way's galactic neighbours. This image shows ambient gas being shocked by the expanding blast wave from the exploding star. Photograph: J Hughes (Rutgers University) and Heritage team/CXC/SAO/Nasa/ESA

Penghu Archipelago (Taiwan). 'One of East Asia’s best kept secrets, the Penghu Archipelago includes some of Taiwan’s finest beaches, best snorkelling sites and most temple-laden towns. Need more? How about a top windsurfing venue in the winter with wind speeds of 40 knots?' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/taiwan/taiwans-islands/penghu

Penghu Archipelago (Taiwan). 'One of East Asia’s best kept secrets, the Penghu Archipelago includes some of Taiwan’s finest beaches, best snorkelling sites and most temple-laden towns. Need more? How about a top windsurfing venue in the winter with wind speeds of 40 knots?' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/taiwan/taiwans-islands/penghu