Javascript Menu by Deluxe-Menu.com

Images

The Horsehead Nebula, at about 1500 light-years from the Sun, is another of the many nebulae found in the constellation of Orion. The dark nebula is visible because its obscuring dust is silhouetted against another, brighter nebula. It is a region of star formation.

CREDIT: ESO.

Source:
http://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0202a/