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Keyhole Nebula - A portion of the Carina Nebula is known as the Keyhole Nebula (NGC 3324), a name given to it by John Herschel in the 19th century. The Keyhole Nebula is actually a much smaller and darker cloud of cold molecules and dust, containing bright filaments of hot, fluorescing gas, silhouetted against the much brighter background nebula.

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NGC 2060 is a supernova remnant from a supernova that occurred in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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A portion of the Carina Nebula is known as the Keyhole Nebula (NGC 3324), a name given to it by John Herschel in the 19th century. The Keyhole Nebula is actually a much smaller and darker cloud of cold molecules and dust, containing bright filaments of hot, fluorescing gas, silhouetted against the much brighter background nebula.

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NGC 2207 & IC 2163 are a pair of colliding spiral galaxies about 80 mly away in Canis Major. Both galaxies were discovered by John Herschel in 1835.

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The Female Gaze: Stunning Photos From Prestel’s ‘Women Photographers’ Anthology

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NGC 7714 es una galaxia espiral en la constelación de Piscis. Fue descubierto por John Herschel el 18 de septiembre 183

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Former NASA Astronaut John Herschel Glenn, Jr.- RIP