NGC 2183 and NGC 2185
This cloud of dust resides on the edge of the outer spiral
arm of our galaxy. Stars that have formed inside illuminate
and scatter bluish light between these dusty veils. Near the
edges of the cloud, intergalactic space can be glimpsed beyond the
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Image taken with 20in
RC Optical Systems Telescope at f/5.5
SBIG ST10XE CCD camera
with color filter wheel
Minimum credit line: Neil Jacobstein/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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