sep 272013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Reflection Nebula vdB 152

September 27, 2013 VdB 152, a reflection nebula in Cepheus Image Credit: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage) and H. Schweiker (WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF) VdB 152 (also known as Cederblad 201) is a blue reflection nebula that glows atop of a dark Bok globule (1) called Barnard 175. This complex, also called Wolf’s Cave, spans [continue reading]