Astronomers Capture Cosmic ‘Prawn’

Using the 2.2-m MPG/ESO telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile, astronomers have captured an image of part of the gigantic nebula Gum 56. Gum 56, also known as IC 4628 or the Prawn Nebula, is a dense concentration of gas and dust ionized by the star cluster Trumpler 24. It lies within the [...] —> Read More