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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


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: