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1.The merging Antennae galaxies. As the two galaxies smash together, billions of stars are born, mostly in groups and clusters of stars.
2.The massive star Eta Carinae in our Milky Way galaxy that experts believe might explode in a supernova at any time.
3. Supernova remnant 0509-67.5, located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small galaxy about 170,000 light-years from Earth.
4. The Bug Nebula (NGC 6302) with impressive walls of compressed gas, laced with trailing strands and bubbling outflows.
5. The “Black Eye” galaxy, so named because an ancient cosmic smashup produced a dark ring and a roiling, conflicted interior.
6. The Eagle Nebula with a tall, dense tower of gas being sculpted by ultraviolet light from a group of massive, hot stars.
7. The Sombrero galaxy, with stars in a pancake-shaped disk along with a glowing central bulge of stars.
8. A pair of gravitationally interacting galaxies called Arp 147
9. Star V838 Monocerotis’s (V838 Mon) light echo, which is about six light-years in diameter.
10. The coil-shaped Helix Nebula.