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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Highly Detailed Picture of the Orion Nebula




This image, taken by the MPG/ESO telescope, shows the Orion Nebula in stunning detail. I was surprised to see that the image was taken from an earthbound telescope. Amazing!

Links below:
Orion Nebula ESO pic
European Southern Observatory website

2 comments:

John said...

Yup! that was really amazing to think that this kind of thing exist.. the one who took this photo are also great. thanks for posting it here.


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Randall Ensley said...

Another aspect of space photography is the alteration of color in the photograph. For a very good dissection of this technique please visit space artist Don Davis' explanation here:
http://www.donaldedavis.com/2002_addons/DEEPCLRS.html