Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Orion Nebula

This is the Orion Nebula. A nebula is a cloud of gas and dust in outer space, visible in the night sky either as an indistinct bright patch or as a dark silhouette against other luminous matter. The brightest star in the picture is called LL Orionis. You can read more about the Orion Nebula here.

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