Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The Horsehead Nebula and an Anniversary

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This is an infrared photo taken by the Hubble Telescope of the Horsehead Nebula.

Here's more info about the Nebula and the Hubble, celebrating its 23 year of operation.




 

For more fascinating pictures of space, see Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)