"Holiday" nebula flickers inside the satellite galaxy of the Milky Way
Fantastic observational possibilities Space Telescope, NASA / ESA "Hubble" are disclosed fully in the preparation of images, such as this picture. This shimmering pink light nebula known as NGC 248, located in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a distance of a little less than 200,000 light-years away, but it is visible in the image in rich detail. It is our galaxy, the Milky Way is part of a group of galaxies known as the Local Group. Together with the Andromeda galaxy the Milky Way is one of the most massive member of this group, around which swarm multiple small satellite galaxies.