Sharpless-308: The Dolphin Nebula and its Wolf-Rayet star

Sharpless-308: The Dolphin Nebula and its Wolf-Rayet star

Not far from Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky, this cosmic scape shows the effects of several energetic events blown by the massive Wolf-Rayet star WR 6, located in the Cannis Majoris constellation. Sharpless-308, also known as the Dolphin Nebula, seems to...
LDN 1622 and the Barnard’s Loop

LDN 1622 and the Barnard’s Loop

The Lynd’s Dark Nebula 1622, also known as Boogeyman Nebula, can be found in the Orion constellation very close to other well known nebulae such as the M78 nebula or the popular Great Orion Nebula (M42). The LDN 1622 shows an intricate silhouette mostly composed...
The Cone Nebula wide field

The Cone Nebula wide field

The Cone Nebula is part of a vast HII region located 2,700 light-years away from Earth in the Monoceros constellation. In this wide field image, composed by a 2 panne mosaic, we can also see several dark and reflection nebulae. The main deep sky objects in this field...
Sharpless-308, the Dolphin Nebula

Sharpless-308, the Dolphin Nebula

Not far from Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky, this cosmic scape shows the effects of several energetic events blown by the massive Wolf-Rayet star WR 6, located in the Cannis Majoris constellation. Sharpless-308, also known as the Dolphin Nebula, seems to...
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