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Cat's Eye Nebula

Cat's Eye Nebula / 'Cosmos' is a Greek word for the order of the universe. In a way, it's the opposite of 'Chaos.' It implies the deep interconnectedness of all things. It conveys awe for the intricate and subtle way in which the universe is put together.

Nick named "eye of God" nebula.

Hubble picture of the Engraved Hourglass Nebula (also known as MyCn is a young planetary nebula situated in the southern constellation Musca about light-years away from Earth. The formation of the shape of the inner "eye" is not yet fully understood.

Close-up of Jupiter.

Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS)-used this general idea in my painting Time in Space / texture / ellipse / gazeux / nuages / jupiter

Black Eye Galaxy

The Black Eye Galaxy (Messier is a spiral galaxy with an apparent magnitude of lying approximately 24 million light years from Earth. It is sometimes also called the Sleeping Beauty Galaxy or Evil Eye Galaxy.

Know Your Nebulae

SPACE Astronomy Lesson: Know Your Nebulae. "The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the work of His hands, day after day they pour forth speech, night after night they display knowledge

One of the most gorgeous, iconic nebula images of all time gets an IR upgrade: Horsehead Nebula

The Horse Head Nebula is a cloud of ionized- hydrogen in the constellation Orion. The clouds are lit from within by young hot stars. The interstellar dust absobs the light from part of ionized cloud creating this beautiful contrast

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Eye of the Cosmos taken from the Hubble Telescope. "The cosmos is within us. We're made of star-stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself." — Carl Sagan -- WE ARE MADE OF STAR STUFF!

Apollo 11 — First Men on the Moon    Buzz Aldrin stands near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA). Apollo 11 launched from Cape Kennedy on July 16, 1969, carrying Armstrong, Aldrin, and Command Module Pilot Michael Collins. Armstrong and Aldrin forever changed the course of history by walking on the face of the moon.

The second man to walk on the moon, U. astronaut Buzz Aldrin, is being photographed by the first man on the surface, Neil Armstrong, during their Apollo 11 moon walk on July Image: US astronaut Buzz Aldrin (© Universal History Archive/Getty Images)