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Hubble Frontier Project image. Galaxy Cluster MACS J0717. Unfathomable enormity is abound in this frame. This supercluster helps make up a larger Supercluster known as the Hercules–Corona Borealis Great Wall, which is the largest structure known in the universe. It contains billions of galaxies. One of my favorite images that displays the unimaginable scale of this universe. It is humanly impossible to grasp this kind of size.

A portion of the Bubble Nebula as imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope. Image credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Legacy Archive; Processing & License (cc-by-3.0): Judy Schmidt.

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M13 is one of the most prominent and best known globular clusters. Visible with binoculars in the constellation of Hercules, M13 is frequently one of the first objects found by curious sky gazers seeking celestials wonders beyond normal human vision. M13 is a colossal home to over 100,000 stars, spans over 150 light years across, lies over 20,000 light years distant, and is over 12 billion years old. At the 1974 dedication of Arecibo Observatory, a radio message about Earth was sent in the…

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The Spider Nebula - The Spider Nebula lies about 10,000 light-years away from Earth and is a site of active star formation.

Front and center in this March 2016 Hubble image is a star named IRAS 12196-6300, which lies 2,300 light-years from Earth. Researchers call this type of image a fingerprint because the light spreads out enough for them to understand what chemicals make up the star.

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