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8 Beautiful GIFs Of Space

Now you can pretend you're flying through these nebulae and star clusters.

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1. Pelican Nebula

J-P Metsävainio / Via

Finnish astrophotographer J-P Metsävainio uses data on deep space objects (and some artistic license) to make arresting GIFs and videos. Images reproduced by permission of the creator.


Metsavainio also makes videos. Here's one of the Bubble Nebula:

View this video on YouTube

h/t EarthSky

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