New Image of the Horsehead Nebula

Article written: 29 Jan , 2002
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A new, high-resolution image has been taken of one of the most famous astronomical objects in the night sky ? the Horsehead Nebula, which is located in the constellation of Orion. This beautiful photograph is a composite image made from three separate images taken in February 2000 by the 8.2 metre VLT KUEYEN telescope on Paranal in Chile.


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