sep 052013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The Prawn Nebula

September 5, 2013 IC 4628, an emission nebula in Scorpius Image Credit & Copyright: Michael Sidonio (http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002) IC 4628 (also known as the Prawn Nebula or Gum 56) is a large, faint emission nebula of about 250 light-years across, located some 6,000 light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Scorpius (the Scorpion). Hot, [continue reading]