标签: 分子云

林茨暗星云1251

2022年11月24日 Lynds Dark Nebula 1251 Image Credit & Copyright: Stefano Attalienti Explanation: Stars are forming in Lynds Dark Nebula (LDN) 1251. About 1,000 light-years away and drifting above the plane of our Milky Way galaxy, the dusty molecular cloud is part of a complex of dark nebulae mapped toward the Cepheus flare region. Across the spectrum, astr...

IC 5146:茧状星云

2022年8月27日 IC 5146: The Cocoon Nebula Image Credit & Copyright: David Jenkins Explanation: Inside the Cocoon Nebula is a newly developing cluster of stars. Cataloged as IC 5146, the beautiful nebula is nearly 15 light-years wide. Climbing high in northern summer night skies, it’s located some 4,000 light years away toward the constellation Cygnus ...

探索触须星系

2022年3月31日 Exploring the Antennae Image Credit & Copyright: Dietmar Hager, Eric Benson Explanation: Some 60 million light-years away in the southerly constellation Corvus, two large galaxies are colliding. Stars in the two galaxies, cataloged as NGC 4038 and NGC 4039, very rarely collide in the course of the ponderous cataclysm that lasts for hundreds o...

蝘蜓I分子云

2022年2月17日 Chamaeleon I Molecular Cloud Image Credit & Copyright: Acquisition: Stas Volskiy (Chilescope.com), Processing: Robert Eder Explanation: Dark markings and bright nebulae in this telescopic southern sky view are telltale signs of young stars and active star formation. They lie a mere 650 light-years away, at the boundary of the local bubble and...

猎户座星云之南

2022年1月27日 South of Orion Image Credit & Copyright: Vikas Chander Explanation: South of the large star-forming region known as the Orion Nebula, lies bright blue reflection nebula NGC 1999. At the edge of the Orion molecular cloud complex some 1,500 light-years distant, NGC 1999’s illumination is provided by the embedded variable star V380 Orionis...

黝黑的仙王座海马星云

2021年11月05日 The Dark Seahorse in Cepheus Image Credit & Copyright: Valerio Avitabile Explanation: Light-years across, this suggestive shape known as the Seahorse Nebula appears in silhouette against a rich, luminous background of stars. Seen toward the royal northern constellation of Cepheus, the dusty, obscuring clouds are part of a Milky Way molecular...

林茨暗星云1251

2021年9月20日 Lynds Dark Nebula 1251 Image Credit & Copyright: Cristiano Gualco Explanation: Stars are forming in Lynds Dark Nebula (LDN) 1251. About 1,000 light-years away and drifting above the plane of our Milky Way galaxy, the dusty molecular cloud is part of a complex of dark nebulae mapped toward the Cepheus flare region. Across the spectrum, astrono...

船底座星云的星云

2021年05月02日 Clouds of the Carina Nebula Image Credit & Copyright: John Ebersole Explanation: What forms lurk in the mists of the Carina Nebula? The dark ominous figures are actually molecular clouds, knots of molecular gas and dust so thick they have become opaque. In comparison, however, these clouds are typically much less dense than Earth’s atm...

探索触须星系

2021年03月27日 Exploring the Antennae Image Credit & Copyright: Bernard Miller Explanation: Some 60 million light-years away in the southerly constellation Corvus, two large galaxies are colliding. Stars in the two galaxies, cataloged as NGC 4038 and NGC 4039, very rarely collide in the course of the ponderous cataclysm that lasts for hundreds of millions ...

英仙分子云的星尘

2021年03月18日 Stardust in the Perseus Molecular Cloud Image Credit & Copyright: Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn, Stuart Heggie Explanation: Clouds of stardust drift through this deep skyscape, across the Perseus molecular cloud some 850 light-years away. Dusty nebulae reflecting light from embedded young stars stand out in the nearly 2 degree wide telescopic fiel...