Do you ever heard this word? Nebula, is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen gas, helium gas and plasma. Nebula is the astromical thing. There are many nebula in our sky, but we can’t see it.

Do you know Andromeda Galaxy? This is the nearest Galaxy with our Galaxy, Milky Way. At the past, we called Andromeda Galaxy with Andromeda Nebula before galaxies were discovered with Edwin Hubble. Now, we were known Hubble as the Telescope.

The famous Nebula were I known is Eagle Nebula. Or, we can call this Nebula as Messier 16. But, there are still more-than-ten nebulas in our deep sky. But, you can search all Nebula in Google Earth, haha 😆 .

Andromeda Galaxy, in the past we called it Andromeda Nebula

Andromeda Galaxy, in the past we called it Andromeda Nebula

Eagle Nebula

Eagle Nebula

Nebula Formed

In general, nebula formed because the ‘dead’ of the star. The star which go through the transition to be White Dwarf blow away the outside part to make Nebula Planetary. Nova and Supernova can make the nebula which has known well by Nova Remnant and Supernova Remnant.

Classical Types

There are 4 major types of Nebula. Here there are :

  1. H II regions
  2. Planetary Nebulae
  3. Dark Nebula
  4. Supernova Remnant

Example of Nebula

There are many Nebula in the sky, 10 of them are:

  • Ant Nebula
  • Barnard’s Loop
  • Boomerang Nebula
  • Cat’s Eye Nebula
  • Crab Nebula
  • Eagle Nebula
  • Eskimo Nebula
  • Eta Carinae Nebula
  • Helix Nebula
  • Hourglass Nebula


Maybe, this content is too minimum. Because, this is my first post which use English. Thank you for reading. Dont’t forget to leave comment. 😉


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