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]

jan 082013
Anne's Picture of the Day: Reflection Nebula Sharpless 239

January 8, 2012 Sh2-239, a reflection nebula surrounded by a star-forming cloud Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona ( This image shows Sharpless 239 (Sh2-239 or LBN 821, left), a reflection nebula surrounded by LDN 1551, a dark star-forming cloud of gas and dust. The region stretches for nearly 3 light-years [continue reading]