The Great Orion Nebula in the sword of Orion is pictured at left. Stars are being formed in the cloud of gas and dust. Click on the image to see a larger version.
The image at right is the Eagle Nebula in the constellation Aquila. You can see the darker clouds in the center look like a diving eagle. This emission nebula glows red because of hot hydrogen atoms.
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