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  • VinceVega by VinceVega

    A reflection nebula with an emission nebular? It's not reddish so it must contain not so common elements. Anyway, it looks spectacular.

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  • Tiger_Nova by Tiger_Nova

    #EGO middle of white nebular and #pillars. Nice pair of nebs.

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  • msp18 by msp18 scientist

    We don't see much "reflection" in infrared. Here we have 2 different emission regions in the same nebula: orange = ionized, pink = neutral.

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  • ttfnrob by ttfnrob admin, scientist

    Truly spectacular!

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  • JCoop by JCoop

    Wow. Just wow.

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  • msp18 by msp18 scientist

    OK, conferring with Rob, we can now confirm that this is part of the NGC 6357 nebula, and the star cluster is Pismis 24.

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  • msp18 by msp18 scientist

    You have picked out one of the most massive star clusters in the Galaxy here! Pismis 24 has O3 stars, which are rare and 100X the Sun's mass

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  • msp18 by msp18 scientist

    @Tiger, there is no EGO here. Bright nebulae often have large green regions in our images, but EGOs are small + compact.

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  • Tiger_Nova by Tiger_Nova

    I'll keep that in mind next time, thanks for the info.

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  • jules by jules moderator

    #repeat

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  • Danilio_14 by Danilio_14

    cool man

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