Sifting through Dust near Orion’s Belt (pan)

This image of the region surrounding the reflection nebula Messier 78, just to the north of Orion’s belt, shows clouds of cosmic dust threaded through the nebula like a string of pearls. The submillimetre-wavelength observations, made with the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope and shown here in orange, use the heat glow of interstellar dust grains to show astronomers where new stars are being formed. They are overlaid on a view of the region in visible light.

Të drejtat:

ESO/APEX (MPIfR/ESO/OSO)/T. Stanke et al./S. Brunier/Chris Johnson (cuttinedgeobservatory.com)/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Music: Disasterpeace (http://disasterpeace.com/)

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Id:eso1219b
Data e Publikimit:Maj 2, 2012, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1219
Kohëzgjatja:01 m 01 s
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Emri:M 78, Messier 78, NGC 2068
Tipi:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Reflection
Kategori:Nebulae

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