NGC 602 is a bright open cluster of stars located in the SMC, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. Radiation & shock waves from the stars have pushed away much of the lighter surrounding gas & dust that compose the nebula known as
This Hubble Space Telescope view shows one of the most dynamic and intricately detailed star-forming regions in space, located light-years away in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way. (Image: NASA, ESA and A.
Elbaite, on Quartz, nicknamed "Rabbit Ears". Amazing natural crystal formation ~ Houston Museum of Natural Science, Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals (photo credit: Houston Convention and Visitor's Bureau)