mrt 252014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Superbubble DEM L50

  March 25, 2014 DEM L50, a superbubble in the LMC Image Credits: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Univ of Michigan/A.E.Jaskot; Optical: NOAO/CTIO/MCELS DEM L50 (also known as N186) is a superbubble of about 950 light-years across, located some 163,000 light-years away from Earth in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a satellite galaxy to our Milky Way, in the [continue reading]

feb 092013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Emission Nebula LHA 120-N 44

February 9, 2012 LHA 120-N 44, an emission nebula in the LMC Image Credit: ESO LHA 120-N 44 (or N44 for short) is an emission nebula (H II region) of some 1,000 light-years across, located about 157,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way, toward the southern [continue reading]

dec 262012
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: The Bean Nebula

December 26, 2012 The Bean Nebula, a large emission nebula in the LMC Image Credit: ESO/Manu Mejias The Bean Nebula (LHA 120-N 44, or N44 for short) is an emission nebula of around 325 by 250 light-years across in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite of our Milky Way galaxy, which is about 160,000 [continue reading]