Images of The Wonders of the Universe!
The SMC is so close and bright that modern astronomers have, for the first time, been able to detect X-ray em
For stargazers it is of particular interest as it is one of only two star forming nebulae which can be seen with the naked eye and appears as a fuzzy grey patch from northern latitudes. Seen in visible light the shimmering waters are in reality pools of hot gas, which surround the massive young stars.
within the Carina Nebula that is located in the southern portion of our Milky Way galaxy, 10,000 light years from Earth This massive cloud of gas and dust stretches across 200 light years of space.
These are some of the most astounding images from the Nasa Archives used In the Dark Skies Jewellery collection. If you would like to see and to know more about these and many others then please follow the link http://www.nasa.gov or if you would like to know more about the International Dark Skies Association this is their website http://www.darksky.org