The Horsehead Nebula is a cloud of ionized-hydrogen in the constellation Orion. These clouds are lit from within by young, hot stars. The interstellar dust absorbs the light from part of the ionized cloud creating this beautiful contrast. Image Credit: NA
The Horsehead Nebula This photo of the Horsehead nebula was captured by NASA's Hubble Telescope in infrared. It's located in the constellation Orion about light years away from us. The Galaxy This massive galaxy is not much different
The Great Nebula in Orion an immense, nearby starbirth region, is probably the most famous of all astronomical nebulas. Here, glowing gas surrounds hot young stars at the edge of an immense interstellar molecular cloud only 1500 light-years away.