- Nebulae and stars in Orion
This spectacular starscape taken by astronomer Gregg L. Ruppel, shows emission nebulae, some star clusters, and a crowded starfield located in the Constellation Orion. The large red cloud that occupies the center of the image is Sh2-268, a region of gas composed mainly of hydrogen and infrared emission that is ionized by the giagant star HD 42352. The SIMBAD and BFS Vizier databases appear to.....

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