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NGC2359 (also known as Thor's Helmet) is an emission nebula in the constellation CanisMajor. The nebula is approximately 15,000 light-years away and 30 light years in size.

NGC2359 (also known as Thor's Helmet) is an emission nebula in the constellation CanisMajor. The nebula is approximately 15,000 light-years away and 30 light years in size.

motivationsforlife: “ Exploded Star captured by the Hubble Space Telescope \\ MFL Check out this article about this at iflscience ”

Veil Nebula Supernova Remnant via NASA Hubble Space Telescope has unveiled in stunning detail a small section of the expanding remains of a massive star that exploded about years ago. Called the Veil Nebula, the debris is one of the best-known.

Hypernova - Gamma rays burst from either pole of a shattered star undergoing a hypernova explosion. © Don Dixon, 2005.

Even more intriguing than a nebula is this monster, a Hypernova! - Gamma rays burst from either pole of a shattered star undergoing a hypernova explosion. © Don Dixon,

Helix Nebula or Eye of God (NGC 7293)

This infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Helix nebula, a cosmic starlet often photographed by amateur astronomers for its vivid colors and eerie resemblance to a giant eye. 36 / 40 Photo by Comets Kick up Dust in Helix Nebula;