Winner of the ESO anniversary competition — the Thor’s Helmet Nebula
The Thor’s Helmet Nebula was selected by the public to be observed with the Very Large Telescope on 5 October 2012, ESO’s 50th anniversary day, as part of the competition Choose What the VLT Observes! This image is a placeholder until the observation is done. You can watch it live here on 5 October 2012. More details can be found here.
About the Image
|Release date:||10 September 2012, 11:50|
|Size:||1500 x 1000 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• X - Illustrations|