Cepheus C & Cepheus B

Two cloudy nebula appear in this image, each in shades of green, yellow and red. One appears to blast across the image from the lower left just about to the top of the image just the right of center. At the top end the nebua had a bright white spot with a red halo, and trailing behind to the lower left of the image is a semi-transparent green cloud looking like a dress trailing behind. Taking up the lower right portion of the image is a compact green bundle of clouds, with just a thin strip of black sky between the two nebulae.
NASA/JPL-Caltech
CreditNASA/JPL-Caltech
Historical DateMay 30, 2019
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This mosaic image of the Cepheus C and Cepheus B regions in the constellation Cepheus combined data from two instruments on NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.