Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Sh2-106, Emission Nebula and Star Formation in the Milky Way

The sender writes:
This bipolar star forming region is called Sharpless 2-106.  This picture is a December 2011 release from NASA / Hubble of a Nebula that looks like a snow angel.
The heavens declare HIS glory!

This postcard is postmarked in 2014.

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Sh2-106 is an emission nebula and a star formation region in the constellation Cygnus. It is in an isolated area of the Milky Way.

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