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Friday, November 26, 2010

Just for fun: ESO images

The European Southern Observatory has a list of its top 100 images. Number one, 'The hidden fires of the Flame Nebula', is shown below. The rest are just as stunning.

The hidden fires of the Flame Nebula

Credit:ESO/J. Emerson/VISTA. Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit

Hat tip: Bad Astronomy.