The Vela C region, part of the Vela complex, by ESA’s Herschel space observatory.
Image credits: ESA/PACS & SPIRE Consortia, T. Hill, F. Motte, Laboratoire AIM
Paris-Saclay, CEA/IRFU – CNRS/INSU – Uni. Paris Diderot, HOBYS Key Programme Consortium
A beautiful blue butterfly flutters towards a nest of warm dust and gas, above an intricate network of cool filaments in this image of the Vela C region by ESA’s Herschel space observatory.(read more)