jan 272013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: The Spaghetti Nebula

January 27, 2013 The Spaghetti Nebula, a supernova remnant in Taurus Image Credit: Digitized Sky Survey, ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator Color Composite: Davide De Martin (Skyfactory) The Spaghetti Nebula (designated Simeis 147 and Sh2-240) is an extremely faint, fairly large supernova remnant of about of 150 light-years across, located some 3,000 light-years away in the constellation [continue reading]