NASA

@nasa 2 weeks ago
Unveiling the secrets of the Swan Nebula 🦢⁣
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One of the most massive star-forming regions in our galaxy came to resemble the shape of a swan’s neck only relatively recently. ⁣
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This new image from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or @sofiatelescope, is helping scientists chronicle the evolution of this awe-inspiring nebula. Click the link in the bio for more info ⬆️⁣
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Credits: NASA/SOFIA/De Buizer/Radomski/Lim; NASA/JPL-Caltech; ESA/Herschel⁣
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#NASA #Space #Nebula

Unveiling the secrets of the Swan Nebula 🦢⁣ ⁣ One of the most massive star-forming regions in our galaxy came to resemble the shape of a swan’s neck only relatively recently. ⁣ ⁣ This new image from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or @sofiatelescope , is helping scientists chronicle the evolution of this awe-inspiring nebula. Click the link in the bio for more info ⬆️⁣ ⁣ Credits: NASA/SOFIA/De Buizer/Radomski/Lim; NASA/JPL-Caltech; ESA/Herschel⁣ ⁣ #NASA #Space #Nebula