Swan nebula

Swan nebula

See Omega nebula.

Swan Nebula

[′swän ′neb·yə·lə]
(astronomy)
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Caption: Messier 17, the Omega or Swan Nebula, has an unfamiliar shape when seen in this composite of three 2MASS infrared images.
Where else but under "fire" would one place this poem: "The Swan Nebula / is where new stars / constantly burst / in violent red birth / This fiery cradle / is surely where / we'll return.
The graceful Swan Nebula in Sagittarius was first seen in 1764 by the youthful De Cheseaux who described it as having "the perfect form of a ray or the tail of a comet.
These other titles include the Swan Nebula, the Horseshoe Nebula and even the Lobster Nebula.
How truly awesome to see Jupiter close-up--well, closer-up--to observe the glitter of the Jewel Box, the beauty of the Swan Nebula and the smokering shape of the Bing Nebula.
Swan Nebula, a five-year-old daughter of Seeking The Gold who won twice for Godolphin when she raced in Britain as a juvenile, proved the second most expensive lot of the session, when knocked down to John McCormack for $525,000.
She made the frame in two starts at Ascot and once qualified for nurseries, ran a cracker when fourth to Swan Nebula at Doncaster.
Next season's Classic crop is clearly looking smart for Godolphin, and with the likes of Perfectperformance and Sunday Symphony, plus the fillies Almansoora, Fen Shui and Swan Nebula also showing above average ability, Sheikh Mohammed's quest for global racing dominance looks far from slowing down.
Swan Nebula won with plenty in hand at Donny last week.
Dettori got off to a flying start when Swan Nebula, a rare runner in a nursery for the Godolphin team, stamped her authority in the last furlong of the EBF Carrie Red Fillies' Nursery.
The wins ( all in the royal blue colours of Godolphin ( came on Swan Nebula, Echoes In Eternity, Librettist and Monsoon Rain.
The winners were Swan Nebula (5-1), Echoes In Eternity (5-1), Librettist (evens) and Monsoon Rain (6-4), and as a result Dettori now trails Kieren Fallon by five (140-145) in the title race after the reigning champion had just one winner (Mr Velocity) at Epsom.