NGC 2264, also called the “Christmas Tree Cluster” is an open cluster of stars embedded in a diffuse nebula. It is located in the constellation of Monoceros, the Unicorn. - Credit: Evangelos Souglakos - http://asterisk.apod.com/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=34284
Wednesday, March A helical reflection nebula surrounds young star Cyg, which lies in the dark cloud LDN 981 (Lynds Usually, dust from the circumstellar disc and the envelope surrounding it obscures our view of a young star. In the cas
is the designation for a region of glowing hydrogen gas surrounding an association of young stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a nearby, small companion galaxy to the Milky Way visible from the Southern Hemisphere.