标签: reflection

发射星云、暗星云与尘埃

2022年11月30日 The Light, the Dark, and the Dusty Image Credit & Copyright: Anthony Quintile Explanation: This colorful skyscape spans about four full moons across nebula rich starfields along the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy in the royal northern constellation Cepheus. Near the edge of the region’s massive molecular cloud some 2,400 light-years awa...

狼窟星云

2022年11月15日 Wolf’s Cave Nebula Image Credit & Copyright: Gianni Lacroce Explanation: The mysterious blue reflection nebula found in catalogs as VdB 152 or Ced 201 really is very faint. It lies at the tip of the long dark nebula Barnard 175 in a dusty complex that has also been called Wolf’s Cave. At the center of this deep telescopic view, t...

复合星云NGC 6914

2022年7月7日 The NGC 6914 Complex Image Credit & Copyright: Giorgio Ferrari Explanation: A study in contrasts, this colorful skyscape features stars, dust, and glowing gas in the vicinity of NGC 6914. The interstellar complex of nebulae lies some 6,000 light-years away, toward the high-flying northern constellation Cygnus and the plane of our Milky Way Gal...

夜空的倒影

2021年9月13日 Night Sky Reflected Image Credit & Copyright: Egon Filter Explanation: What’s that in the mirror? In the featured image of the dark southern sky, the three brightest galaxies of the night are all relatively easy to identify. Starting from the left, these are the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), and part of...