Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2015’

A dramatic study in contrasts, this skyscape features stars, dust, and glowing gas in NGC 6914. The complex of nebulae lies some 6,000 light-years away, toward the high-flying northern constellation Cygnus and the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy.  The view spans nearly 100 light-years at the estimated distance of NGC 6914. Ultraviolet radiation from …