2011 – Orion

The Orion Nebula, Messier 42, is a bright emission nebula, visible to the naked eye above Orion’s Belt, here in the Southern Hemisphere.

Betelgeuse is a red supergiant star, the Horsehead Nebula is a dark nebula (Barnard 33) and the Flame Nebula is an emission nebula (NGC 2024) near Alnitak, which is one of the three Belt Stars.

2011-01-29 Betelgeuse
2011-01-29 Betelgeuse
2011-01-01 M42
2011-01-01 M42
2011-01-29 Orion Nebula M42
2011-01-29 Orion Nebula M42
2011-01-01 Heart of Orion  Nebula M42
2011-01-01 Heart of Orion Nebula M42
2011-02-26 Orion's Belt 200 mm f2.8 ISO 3200 DSS 2x60 Sec PS
2011-02-26 Orions Belt 200mm- f/2.8 ISO 3200 DSS 2×60 sec ps.jpg
2011-01-29 Flame Neb & HH Neb
2011-01-29 Flame Nebula & Horsehead Nebula

All images © R.Powell


 

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