sep 292013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Dark Nebula LDN 673

September 29, 2013 LDN 673, a dark cloud complex in Aquila Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/nebulae/LDN673) LDN 673 (Lynds’ Dark Nebula 673) is a highly fractured and very dense dark cloud complex of about 7 light-years across, located in the center of the Aquila Rift, some 300 – 600 [continue reading]

nov 112012
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Herbig-Haro 32

November 11, 2012 Herbig-Haro 32, a bright Herbig–Haro object in Aquila Image Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI) Herbig-Haro 32 (HH 32) is a bright Herbig–Haro object located some 960 light-years away in the constellation of Aquila. A Herbig-Haro object is a small bright nebula in a star-forming region, created when jets of [continue reading]