Sonoran Dark Skies
Images of the Night Sky taken from the Sonoran Desert of Southern Arizona
Nebulae is the plural form of nebula which is derived from latin. A nebula is a molecular cloud of gas that is either glowing due to energy from a nearby star or is reflecting light from a nearby object.
Trifid Nebula, M20
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Flaming Star Nebula, IC 405
Wizard Nebula, SH2.142
Cocoon Nebula, IC 5146
Bubble Nebula, NGC 7635
California Nebula, NGC 1499
Cone Nebula & Christmas Tree Cluster, NGC 2264
Horsehead Nebula, B33 in IC 434
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Tadpole Nebula, IC 410
Jelly Fish Nebula, IC 443
Ist Image
Dumbbell Nebula, M27
Lagoon Nebula, M8
Thor's Helmut Nebula
NGC 2359
Swan Nebula, M17
Eagle Nebula, M16
Rosette Nebula, NGC 2237
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Trifid Nebula, M20
Owl Nebula, M97
Iris Nebula, NGC 7023
Helix Nebula, NGC 7293
"The Eye of God"
For images of nebulae taken using narrowband filters, go to the Narrowband link above.
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