The constellation of Orion holds much more than three stars in a row. A deep exposure shows everything from dark nebula to star clusters, all embedded in an extended patch of gaseous wisps in the greater Orion Molecular Cloud Complex.
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APOD--Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
Comet Comet (Siding Spring) passes Mars on October 2014 - Image Credit & Copyright: SEN/Damian Peach
The destructive results of a powerful supernova explosion reveal themselves in a delicate tapestry of X-ray light, as seen in this image from NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton.
September A command raid callled operation 'Claude' took place in the Tien-lang district of Indochina.
Triangulum galaxy snapped by VST. The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile has captured this beautifully detailed image of the galaxy Messier often called the Triangulum Galaxy.