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The #FlamingStarnebula lies about 1,500 light years distant, spans about 5 light years, and is visible with a small telescope toward the constellation of the Charioteer (Auriga).


Hubble Space Telescope - The Helix Nebula in the constellation of Aquarius about 700 light-years away, spanning about 0.8 parsecs - 2.5 light-years

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Year round home decor using Christmas lights or firefly lights. • Tons of tips

cool Year round home decor using Christmas lights or firefly lights. • Tons of tips...


The Core of our Galxy, seen in infrared light by the Spitzer Space Telescope. Blue light is from stars, green light is from polycyclic carbon molecules, yellow and red light is from the thermal glow of warm dust. This image spans approximately 1000 light years by 1600 light years. The galactic core is 26,000 light years away.


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The Farthest Object in the Universe

Credit: T. H. Jarrett (IPAC/SSC) // BOSTON—Astronomers have produced the most complete map of the nearby universe to date. Using telescopes in both hemispheres, they measured distances to a whopping galaxies out to a distance of 380 million light

M45: The Pleiades Star Cluster -- "Perhaps the most famous star cluster on the sky, the Pleiades can be seen without binoculars from even the depths of a light-polluted city. Also known as the Seven Sisters and M45, the Pleiades is one of the brightest and closest open clusters. The Pleiades contains over 3000 stars, is about 400 light years away, and only 13 light years across."

from Decorating Your Small Space

Starry Starry String Lights : Year Round Home Decor!

Starry Starry String Lights! • Year Round Home Decor using Christmas lights or firefly lights. • Tons of Tips and Ideas! Including, from 'paul and paula', string lights and clipped photos - very cute. Perfect for teenage girls room!


300 Warm White Starry LED Copper Wire Plug-in String Lights with Timer

Capture the magic of twinkling fairies or fireflies, with LED copper wire fairy lights. Drape them across window sills, or highlight a Halloween, Christmas, New Year's or Valentine's Day tabletop; wrap tree branches for a unique floral arrangement, or pile them into hurricane vases or bell apothecary jars and enjoy the magical glow. Set of 300 LED Warm White Copper Wire String Lights by