apr 102013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Reflection Nebula NGC 7129

April 10, 2013 NGC 7129, a reflection nebula in Cepheus Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Nebulae/NGC7129) NGC 7129 is a rosebud-shaped reflection nebula of about 10 light-years across, located some 3,330 light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Cepheus. It is home to a young open cluster which contains more than 130 stars less [continue reading]