Mounted image 031: The Horsehead Nebula

This image of the famous Horsehead Nebula in the constellation of Orion, the Hunter, is based on three exposures in the visual part of the spectrum with the FORS2 multimode instrument at the VLT’s 8.2-metre Unit Telescope, Kueyen, at Paranal.

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Id:mounted_0031
Release date:15 March 2011, 17:53
Dimensions:40 cm (W) x 41.16 cm (H)
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