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In the Grip of the Scorpion’s Claw Gripped in the claw of the constellation Scorpius sits the reflection nebula DG 129, a cloud of gas and dust that reflects light from nearby, bright stars. This infrared view of the nebula was captured by NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. Viewed in visible light, this portion of the sky seems somewhat unremarkable. But in infrared light, a lovely reflection nebula is revealed. DG 129 was first catalogued by a pair of German astronomers…

In the Grip of the Scorpion’s Claw Gripped in the claw of the constellation Scorpius sits the reflection nebula DG a cloud of gas and dust that reflects light from nearby, bright stars.

#astrointerest - #HorseheadNebula

Horsehead Nebula / of course if seen from a different viewpoint in space ,this gas cloud ( nebula ) would Obviously NOT look remotely like a horses head / it's all about 'perspective ' ⭐️

Sirius is the brightest star in the sky AKA Lokabrenna by the Nordic people.  The name meant “burning by Loki”, or “Loki’s torch”,

Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky, the dogstar & what my first born is named after.

The Winter's Glow

❄️ Winter blue is magic❄️ Winter Star, Alpine, by Wolfgang Moritzer, on

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