jan 292013
Anne's Picture of the Day: Emission Nebula IC 410

January 29, 2012 IC 410, a nebula with tadpoles Image Credit & Copyright: J-P Metsävainio (http://astroanarchy.zenfolio.com) IC 410 is a faint and dusty emission nebula of more than 100 light-years across, located near the Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) in a large star-forming (HII) region about 12,000 light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation [continue reading]