Cosmic Tour: Horsehead Nebula

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Duration: 1 minute, 55 seconds

In this iconic nebula, a horse's head and neck appears to emerge from whitecaps of interstellar foam. Hubble's infrared instruments vision shows thits well-known featurese horse in a new light. 

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

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Still image of the Horsehead Nebula courtesy of NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA); Zoom-in to the Horsehead Nebula with 3-D visualization courtesy of NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon, T. Borders, L. Frattare, Z. Levay, and F. Summers (Viz 3D Team, STScI); Music courtesy of Yesh Music (ASCAP);

Publication: September 27, 2018

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