nov 092012
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: NGC 1491

November 9, 2012 NGC 1491, an emission nebula in Perseus Image Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford, Rancho Del Sol Observatory (http://www.imagingdeepsky.com) NGC 1491 (also designated SH2-206 and LBN 704) is a bright emission nebula and HII region, located on the edge of a vast cloud region of neutral gas, about 10,700 light-years away in the [continue reading]