Space & Astronomy
New telescope reveals breahtaking nebula
February 14, 2010 | 9 comments
Image Credit: VISTA
The European Southern Observatory’s new VISTA telescope has revealed stunning images of the Orion nebula.
The nebula is 1350 light years away from the Earth but because the telescope has a large field of view it is able to take a picture of the whole thing at once.
You’ve undoubtedly seen the smudge of the Orion Nebula hanging just below his belt thousands of times, but the most beautiful image yet of the celestial body was just released Wednesday.
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