标签: M42

阿根廷雪峰上空的猎户座

2020 June 9 Orion over Argentine Mountains Image Credit & Copyright: Nicolas Tabbush Explanation: Do you recognize the constellation of Orion? It may be harder than usual in today’s featured image because the camera has zoomed in on the center, and the exposure is long enough to enhance nebulas beyond what the unaided human eye can see. Still, onc...

哈勃太空望远镜的红外波段马头星云

2020 April 12 The Horsehead Nebula in Infrared from Hubble Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Explanation: While drifting through the cosmos, a magnificent interstellar dust cloud became sculpted by stellar winds and radiation to assume a recognizable shape. Fittingly named the Horsehead Nebula, it is embedded in the vast and ...

212小时长曝光的猎户座

2020 March 29 A 212-Hour Exposure of Orion Image Credit & Copyright: Stanislav Volskiy, Rollover Annotation: Judy Schmidt Explanation: The constellation of Orion is much more than three stars in a row. It is a direction in space that is rich with impressive nebulas. To better appreciate this well-known swath of sky, an extremely long exposure was taken o...