mei 122013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: The Merope Nebula

May 12, 2013 The Merope Nebula, a reflection nebula in Taurus Image Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler (http://www.robgendlerastropics.com) The Merope Nebula (also known as NGC 1435 and Tempel’s Nebula, after the German astronomer Wilhelm Tempel who discovered the nebula on October 19, 1859) is a diffuse reflection nebula of about 4 light-years across, located some [continue reading]