Tuesday, December 11, 2007

The horsehead nebula

This is a nice snap of the horsehead nebula in Orion. The horsehead is the small, dark nebula below the red part of the cloud. Astrophotograph by Dr. Suresh Mohan, Chennai.

Saturday, April 21, 2007

An eagle in the night sky- the eagle nebula:

A snap of the eage nebula by Dr. Suresh Mohan, Chennai, India. It does look like an eagle...

Thursday, March 15, 2007

The trifid nebula:

This astrophotograph by Dr. Suresh Mohan reveals yet again the beauty of the night sky. The trifid nebula or M20 is located in the constellation Sagittarius. The glowing red gas cloud is divided into three parts by dark dust lanes.

Friday, February 23, 2007

February astrophotos:

Have a look at this snap of a spiral Galaxy M51 by
Dr. Suresh Mohan, Chennai.

And mighty Saturn this month: