NASA Flashback, 2013: Infrared Iris

This image was taken in 2013 by NASA/JPL-Caltech. It still blows our mind.

This cloud of glowing gas is the Iris nebula, also called NGC 7023.as seen in infrared light by NASA Spitzer Space Telescope. It lies 1,300 light-years away in the Cepheus constellation.
This cloud of glowing gas is the Iris nebula, also called NGC 7023.as seen in infrared light by NASA Spitzer Space Telescope. It lies 1,300 light-years away in the Cepheus constellation.

This cloud of glowing gas is the Iris nebula, also called NGC 7023.as seen in infrared light by NASA Spitzer Space Telescope. It lies 1,300 light-years away in the Cepheus constellation.
by NASA

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