Best Space Images of 2020

The world came to stand still because of the pandemic but despite the COVID-19 outspread, the celestial events didn't take a break from bringing visual treats to stargazers.

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Hubble's Cosmic Reef
The portrait features the giant nebula NGC 2014 and its neighbor NGC 2020.
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1. Hubble's Cosmic Reef

To mark the occasion of Hubble Telescope's 30th anniversary in April 2020, an amazing image was released. The magnificent Hubble portrait shows the star forming region close to our galaxy, the giant red nebula (NGC 2014) and its smaller blue neighbour (NGC 2020) reside in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way located just 163,000 light years away. It is nick named 'Coral Reef' because the nebula resembles the underwater world.








KristilaGurung Engineer, Astrophile. Sikkim-Chennai-Jalandar