mrt 042014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The Rosebud Nebula

March 4, 2014 NGC 7129, a reflection nebula in Cepheus Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Megeath (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA) NGC 7129 (also known as the Rosebud Nebula) is a reflection nebula of about 10 light-years across, located some 3,330 light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Cepheus (named after the King of Aethiopia in Greek mythology). [continue reading]

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]