5 Beautiful Nebulae
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5 Beautiful Nebulae Infographic
There’s an age-old saying that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, while this is likely true for many things; nebulae fall outside of this and are appreciated by everyone.
There aren’t many objects you can stare at for hours and continue to appreciate it more and more. While gazing into an image of a nebula, your mind almost finds itself launching itself into space as your thoughts begin to wonder as images of beauty, never to be found on Earth, appear before your eyes.
In appreciation and a love for these objects, here is an infographic of the 5 Most Beautiful Nebulae.
Most Beautiful Nebulae #5: The Cat’s Eye Nebula
Distance from Earth: 3,262 Light Years, 19,176,075,967,324,928 Miles
Location: Draco Constellation
Diameter: ~4.5 Light Years, 26,453,814,179,326 Miles
Most Beautiful Nebulae #4: The Butterfly Nebula
Distance from Earth: ~4,000 Light Years, 23,514,501,492,734,430 Miles
Location: Scorpius Constellation
Diameter: ~3 Light Years, 17,635,876,119,550 Miles
Most Beautiful Nebulae #3: The Hourglass Nebula
Distance from Earth: 8,154 Light Years, 47,934,311,292,939,137 Miles
Location: Musca Constellation
Diameter: ~1 light year, 5,878,625,373,183 Miles
Most Beautiful Nebulae #2: The Crab Nebula
Distance from Earth: 6,523 Light Years, 38,346,273,309,276,673 Miles
Location: Taurus Constellation
Diameter: ~11 Light Years, 64,664,879,105,019 Miles
Most Beautiful Nebulae #1: The Eagle Nebula
Distance from Earth: ~7,000 Light Years, 41,150,377,612,285,254 Miles
Location: Serpens Constellation
Diameter: ~110 Light Years, 646,648,791,050,196 Miles
We hope you enjoyed this infographic with the 5 Most Beautiful Nebulae. Feel free to leave comments below and let us know what you think and if you would have included any other nebulae on your list. As always, social sharing is caring!
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