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Arecibo Observatory to Close Its Giant Eye on the Sky - Scientific American

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Hubble Telescope Captures Sharpest Image Yet of Mysterious Red Rectangle

The Red Rectangle is so named because of its strange shape and striking color. But this stellar nebula looks more like a cosmic "X" in this new image from Hubble.

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Mysterious Space Globule Looks Undeniably Beautiful

Some astronomers call it "God’s Hand." Others say it looks like the gaping mouth of a gigantic celestial creature. Featured in a new image taken by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope, a small cloud of gas and ...