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Reflection Nebula in Orion
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Like fog around a street lamp, a reflection nebula shines only because the light from an imbedded source illuminates its dust; the nebula does not emit any visible light of its own. NGC 1999 lies close to the famous Orion Nebula, about 1,500 light-years from Earth, in a region of our Milky Way galaxy where new stars are being formed actively. Credit: NASA

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PuMa
04/06/04 10:55 AM GMT
Awesome shot!!!
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kchristine
04/07/04 1:51 AM GMT
Thanks for sharing this.
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Evo
06/09/04 3:47 PM GMT
Trully awesome
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02/20/07 1:29 PM GMT
These are so amazing. I'm so glad you share them!
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.galaxygirl1
04/19/18 4:14 PM GMT
Looks like a man wearing a construction cap with a flashlight attached.
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