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LOOK: NASA Chandra X-ray gazes at a galaxy in Aquarius. Nearby in the sky is the splendid Helix Nebula. The blue-green glow comes from oxygen atoms shining under the effects of intense ultraviolet radiation from the stellar core.⁣ | 📷NASA Chandra/Instagram

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LOOK: NASA’s Chandra X-ray gazes at a galaxy in Aquarius. Nearby is the splendid Helix Nebula. Its blue-green glow comes from the oxygen atoms shining due to intense ultraviolet radiation. Photo from NASA Chandra Instagram

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A salty starfish? A darting dragonfly? What do you see when you look at protoplanetary nebula IRAS 19024?⁣🌌 LOOK: NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory shares a photo of protoplanetary nebula IRAS 19024. | 📷NASA Chandra/ Instagram

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You’re my starlight. 🌟 LOOK: The star cluster NGC 1333 is populated by stars less than two million years old — the blink of an eye in astronomical terms compared to stars like our Sun, expected to burn for billions of years. Photo by NASA Chandra Instagram

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Quintet of galaxies. 🌟 LOOK: A famous group of galaxies called Stephan's Quintet, four of which are about 280 million light years from Earth. The bluish galaxy, however, is a foreground galaxy located 40 million light years away from us. Photo from NASA Chandra's Instagram

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Bright like a phoenix. 🔥 LOOK: Young stars are being born ten times faster inside the galaxy M82, making its central region over one hundred times more luminous than the center of the Milky Way galaxy. Photos from NASA Chandra’s Instagram

WHEN STARS COLLIDE. 💫✨ LOOK: These two colliding galaxies called Antennae galaxies are located about 62 million light years from Earth. The galaxies got their name from the long antennae-like ‘arms’ produced by tidal forces generated in the collision. 📷 NASA Chandra Instagram

'Cause baby you're a firework! 🎆 LOOK: Located about 22 million light years from Earth, the spectacular NGC 6946 spiral galaxy is roughly 40,000 light years across. At least 10 supernova explosions have occurred in it since the early 20th century. 📷: NASA Chandra Instagram

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LOOK: Two colliding galaxies called Antennae galaxies are located about 62 million light years from Earth. The Antennae galaxies got their name from the long antenna-like "arms," seen in wide-angle views of the system. (📷: NASA Chandra/Instagram)

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