Sunday, June 6, 2021

The Magnificent cosmic reef : NGC 2014 & NGC 2020

• "NGC 2014" and "NGC 2020" are two Nebulas in the Large Magellanic Cloud (Milky Way's Satellite Galaxy). It is located at a distance of about 163,000 Light Years away from Earth. Both Nebulas resemble like an Undersea World. So, they are nick named "The Cosmic Reef".

• This is the Image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope to commemorate it's 30th Anniversary in Orbit.

• The Red Giant Nebula is "NGC 2014". The Blue Areas reveal the Glow of Oxygen. The Red Areas indicate the presence of Hydrogen and Nitrogen. The Smaller Blue Nebula is "NGC 2020". The Blue Region of Gas was ejected by a Star during a series of events in which it lost its outer layers. It was 200,000 times brighter than the Sun !!!

📷 𝗜𝗺𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗱𝗶𝘁𝘀 :- 𝗡𝗔𝗦𝗔/𝗘𝗦𝗔/𝗦𝗧𝗦𝗰𝗜

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