Category: horsehead nebula

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope, …

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope, deployed from the Shuttle Discovery this week in 1990.

The Horsehead Nebula, seen in infrared wavelen…

The Horsehead Nebula, seen in infrared wavelenghts, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope. (Hubblesite)

The splendiferously spectacular Horsehead Nebu…

The splendiferously spectacular Horsehead Nebula.

(European Southern Observatory)

The Horsehead Nebula, located in the Orion clo…

The Horsehead Nebula, located in the Orion cloud complex about 1,500 light-years from Earth. (NASA)

The Horsehead Nebula, aka Barnard 33. It’s abo…

The Horsehead Nebula, aka Barnard 33. It’s about 1500 light years from Earth. If you want to visit, I suggest leaving now to avoid the weekend rush.

A spectacular view of nebula NGC 2023 and the …

A spectacular view of nebula NGC 2023 and the Horsehead Nebula in the constellation Orion.

The Horsehead Nebula, aka Barnard 33. It’s abo…

The Horsehead Nebula, aka Barnard 33. It’s about 1500 light years from Earth. If you want to visit, I suggest leaving now to avoid the weekend rush.