What Astronomers See Through Different Telescopes

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This is six different images of the same nebula. The Crab Nebula is about 6,500 light years away, and about 11 light years in diameter.

The Edge of the Tarantula... Nebula

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Via: NASA
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Turning its eye to the Tarantula Nebula, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken this close-up of the outskirts of the main cloud of the Nebula.