The Seagull Nebula
September 26th, 2012
11:40 AM ET

The Seagull Nebula

This image, taken by the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) La Silla Observatory shows the gas cloud Sharpless 2-292, part of the stellar nursery nicknamed the Seagull Nebula.

This image shows the 'head' of the Seagull Nebula. The overall nebula spans about 100 light-years, and is about 3700 light-years from Earth.


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    October 3, 2012 at 8:51 pm |
  3. Hollywood

    Its hard to fathom 3700 light years.

    September 27, 2012 at 6:27 am |

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