Cosmic Tour: Monkey Head Nebula

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Duration: 1 minute, 55 seconds

This colorful Hubble Space Telescope mosaic image shows of a small portion of the Monkey Head Nebula, showcasing unveils a collection of dense carved knots of gas and dust silhouetted against glowing background gas. 

Hubble takes you on a journey through space and time in the Cosmic Tours video collection.

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Still infrared image of the Monkey Head Nebula courtesy of NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA);
Zoom-in to the Monkey Head Nebula with 3D visualization courtesy of G. Bacon, L. Frattare, Z. Levay, and F. Summers (STScI); A. Fujii, the Digitized Sky Survey 2, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA);
Music courtesy of Yesh Music (ASCAP)

Publication: September 27, 2018

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