Gallery - Inner Galaxy

M16 (Eagle nebula)

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The Eagle Nebula surrounds the young hot star cluster M16 (also designated NGC6611). [...]

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M17 (Omega nebula)

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In the image both the M16 and M17 nebulae are visible. [...]

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Galactic Center 1

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Observations with Herschel have revealed unprecedented views of a ring in the centre of our Milky Way galaxy. [...]

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Galactic Center 2

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Observations with Herschel have revealed unprecedented views of a ring in the centre of our Milky Way galaxy. [...]

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NGC 6334 and NGC 6357

A chunk of the Hi-GAL survey in the [350°,354°] longitude range.


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The region is part of the Scorpius constellation centered on the two NGC 6357 (left of the image) and NGC 6334 [...]

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NCG 6357 nebula details

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The NCG 6357 nebula (also known as War and Peace nebula, and as Lobster Nebula) is an active star forming region. [...]

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Via Lactea Inner Galaxy Overview