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Horsehead Nebula Sculpted in Dust (Caught in Amazing Infrared View)

The Horsehead Nebula is well known for its beautiful and distinctive look, making it a favorite subject among the many nebulae images taken over the years. As part of the celebration for the Hubble Space Telescope’s 23rd anniversary, a new image of the Horsehead Nebula has been captured in infrared and released. The new image is simply breath-taking with the amount of detail that can be seen…

You can read more about the anniversary photo as well as viewing/downloading a 1200*1254 pixel version of the image at the following link:

Hubble Telescope Snaps Stunning Nebula Photo for 23rd Birthday [Space.com]

Horsehead Sculpted in Dust [YouTube]

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  • Published 04/23/13

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