Wunder des Weltalls

Flaming Star Nebula

Fotograf: Mark Achterberg

Aufnahme unter guten Bedingungen während einer Astro-Exkursion in die Alpen
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Aufnahme der Triangulum-Galaxie unter Hochgebirgshimmel » weiter

NGC 6946 - Face-on Spiral in Cepheus/Cygnus

Known as the Fireworks Galaxy for the eight supernovas discovered to-date, this face-on galaxy is slightly muted due to the intervening interstellar dust which lies between it and us. » weiter

M110 - Dwarf galaxy in Andromeda

One of the two large dwarf galaxies which accompany M31 and part of a new project to image the various galaxies of the Local Group over the next few months » weiter

M27 - Dumbbell Nebula in Vulpecula

One of the most impressive examples of a planetary nebula and whose field of view includes a star (HD189733) hosting an exoplanet (see bright star on the left edge of the image). » weiter

B159 - Barnard Dark Nebula in Cygnus

A large dark nebula in Cygnus and whose field of view includes the bright carbon star 75-Cygni (far left of image) » weiter

Sh2-112 Emission Nebula in Cygnus

Another large and impressive emission nebula commonly known as the "Clown Face Nebula" (also known as "Clown Nebula"). » weiter