Sh2-9, also called Gum 65 is combination emission and reflection nebula in the Scorpius constellation, surrounding the multiple star system Sigma Scorpii.
About 180 thousand light-years away, it's the largest, most violent star forming region known in the whole Local Group of Galaxies.
Colliding Galaxies, Black Holes and a Love Heart in Space!
"A Long time ago in a Galaxy Far, Far away!" This Galaxy lies 7,000,000 light years distant.
Also known as NGC 4594, the Sombrero galaxy can be seen across the spectrum and is thought to host a central supermassive black hole.