23
Sep 15

Total Eclipse of the Harvest Moon

Source: NASA Science Casts

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23
Sep 15

A Cosmic Rose With Many Names

Source: ESO Photo Release eso1537

eso1537aThe star formation region Messier 17.Image credits: ESO.

This new image of the rose-coloured star forming region Messier 17 was captured by the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. It is one of the sharpest images showing the entire nebula and not only reveals its full size but also retains fine detail throughout the cosmic landscape of gas clouds, dust and newborn stars. (read more)

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