nov 142013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The North America Nebula

November 14, 2013 The North America Nebula, an emission nebula in Cygnus Image Credit & Copyright: J-P Metsävainio  The North America Nebula (NGC 7000) is an emission nebula of some 130 light-years across with a shape that resembles the continent of North America, complete with a prominent Gulf of Mexico. It is located roughly 1,600 [continue reading]