Copernicus and the Lunar Alps

Copernicus and the Lunar Alps

North American Nebula

North American Nebula: Obviously named for its appearance

Obviously named for its appearance

M42 (NGC 1976) (emission nebula)

M42 (NGC 1976) (emission nebula) The Orion Nebula is arguably the most famous nebula of all. This luminous and exciting object occupies much of the constellation Orion and lies at a dsitanceof about 1300 light years from Earth. It is an important stellar birthplace; some of the stars are believed to be less than100,000 years old..

The Orion Nebula is arguably the most famous nebula of all. This luminous and exciting object occupies much of the constellation Orion and lies at a distance of about 1300 light years from Earth. It is an important… Read More