jun 302013
Anne's Picture of the Day: The Elephant's Trunk Nebula

June 30, 2013 The Elephant’s Trunk Nebula, a dark globule within IC 1396 Image Credit: Lóránd Fényes, Best Newcomer in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012 Competition The Elephant’s Trunk Nebula (IC 1396A) is an elongated dark globule of more than 20 light-years long within the much larger (over 100 light-years across) emission nebula [continue reading]