mrt 292014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Herbig–Haro objects HH1 and HH2

  March 29, 2014 HH1 and HH2, gas jets from a proto-star in Orion Image Credit: J. Hester (Arizona State University), the WFPC 2 Team and NASA/ESA Herbig–Haro objects HH1 (left) and HH2 (right) are gas jets from a proto-star, located about 1,500 light-years away from Earth in the equatorial constellation of Orion (the Hunter), [continue reading]

dec 022013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Herbig-Haro Object 110

December 2, 2013 HH 110, a Herbig-Haro object in Orion Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) HH 110 (Herbig-Haro object 110) is a narrow jet of gas and matter of about 0.5 light-year long that lies about 1,500 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Orion (the Hunter). A star [continue reading]

nov 282013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Hind's Variable Nebula

November 28, 2013 Hind’s Variable Nebula, a variable nebula in Taurus Image Credit NOT Adam Block, what I thought. Does anybody know who made this image? Hind’s Variable Nebula (also known as NGC 1555, Sh2-238 or HH 155) is a variable nebula of about 4 light-years across, located some 400 light-years away from Earth at the edge [continue reading]

nov 022013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Herbig-Haro object 151

November 2, 2013 HH 151, a Herbig-Haro object in Taurus Image Credit: Gilles Chapdelaine, ESA, Hubble & NASA HH 151 (Herbig-Haro object 151) is a bright jet of glowing material, trailed by an intricate, orange-hued plume of gas and dust, located some 460 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Taurus (the Bull), near [continue reading]

okt 212013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The Lagoon Nebula

October 21, 2013 The Lagoon Nebula, an emission nebula in Sagittarius Image Credit: R. Barba, N. Morrell et al. (UNLP), CTIO, NOAO, NSF The Lagoon Nebula (also known as Messier 8, NGC 6523 and Sh2-25) is an emission nebula that measures about 110 by 50 light-years, located between 4,000 – 6,000 light-years away from Earth [continue reading]

okt 022013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Herbig-Haro Object 555

October 2, 2013 HH 555, a Herbig-Haro object in the Pelican Nebula Image Credit: University of Colorado, University of Hawaii and NOAO/AURA/NSF HH 555 is a Herbig-Haro object within the star-forming Pelican Nebula (IC 5070 and IC 5067), which lies about 1,800 light-years away from Earth, northeast of the bright star Deneb in the constellation [continue reading]