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Amazing Images From the Hubble Space Telescope

By Matt Heckler May 15, 2014

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Mystic Mountain

This beautiful image is of what is called Mystic Mountain, a portion of the Carina Nebula where the stars inside the nebula fire off jets of gas to create the gorgeous image. It’s about 7,500 light years from Earth, so it’ll be a while before we can visit by tour bus.

Tags: science, slideshows, astronomy, the hubble telescope

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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