May 2004 - The Omega Nebula

Calendar May 2004

Like the fury of a raging sea, this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows a bubbly ocean of glowing hydrogen, oxygen, and sulphur gas in the extremely massive and luminous Omega Nebula The wave-like patterns of gas have been sculpted and illuminated by young, massive stars.

Credit:

European Space Agency, NASA, and J. Hester (Arizona State University)

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Year:2004
Month:5

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