11 Images From Space

Once you get over the fact that Space is a cold, lethal vacuum, its beautiful. I’m a very space-y person, and yes, I still uphold the dream of being an astronaut. Here is a collection of beautiful images, mainly of nebulae:

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Not sure which nebula this is. Great start.

The Cats Eye nebula.

The Cats Eye nebula.

The Owl Nebula. A perfect circle (aren't you loving my in depth cosmic commentary?)

The Owl Nebula. A perfect circle (aren’t you loving my in depth cosmic commentary?)

The famous Orion nebula. Also the name of a power company. Eheh.

The famous Orion nebula. Also the name of a power company. Eheh.

The striking result of two stars colliding. (Geddit? Its striking when two things strike each other. *chuckles*

The striking result of two stars colliding. (Geddit? Its striking when two things strike each other. *chuckles*

The Kronberger 61. Also known as the soccer ball nebula.

The Kronberger 61. Also known as the soccer ball nebula.

Ah, yes, the intricate crab. Very.... intricate.

Ah, yes, the intricate crab. Very…. intricate.

A phantom cosmic hand surfaces from deep space.

A phantom cosmic hand surfaces from deep space.

The last moments of a star's life captured by Hubble.

The last moments of a star’s life captured by Hubble.

Inside the Eagle nebula, this is the embryo of a star almost identical to our sun.

Inside the Eagle nebula, E42 is the embryo of a star almost identical to our sun.

The freakishly symmetrical Red Square nebula (I really don't know how they come up with such original names!)

The freakishly symmetrical Red Square nebula (I really don’t know how they come up with such original names!)