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OBJECT SIZE CREDIT
M31 "Andromeda Galaxy" 167 KBytes Adam Sherman, GVAS
M1 "Crab Nebula" 44 KBytes John E. Pool, BCAS
M82 Galaxy 25 KBytes John E. Pool, BCAS
Rho Ophiuchi Nebulosity 108 KBytes Adam Sherman, GVAS
"Omega / Swan" Nebula 505 KBytes Adam Sherman, GVAS
"Horsehead" & "Flame" Nebula 57 KBytes Adam Sherman, GVAS

LeftClick any of the OBJECT links above to display an image.
Images will take a minute or so to download on a slow internet connection. Submissions are welcome.

Display Considerations
If gallery images are too big to fit your screen, read this Screen Size Adjustment window.
The instructions in this link are for PC / Windows systems.  I think Macs work the same way, if not, check the dreaded manual.

About the Glossary
All Object page links have a left sidebar listing Glossary items.  Many of these items use quantum models to explain counter-intuitive observations. 
Scientific theories are models, written mathematically, which attempt to predict future outcomes.  Past data is plugged into the model.  If the model's predictions accurately describe current observations, scientists become more confident using it. 
Models which accurately predict outcomes, like quantum mechanics, don't have to "make sense", they just have to work. 
Don't freak-out reading glossary items; most rocket scientists understand the math but admit that intuitive understanding is elusive. 


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