Digital Photographs and Associated Astronomical Information By Dr. Greg
And The CCD Astronomy Team At
Frostburg State University
The magnificent Orion Nebula
Half resolution wide-field image, including NGC 1977 (26kB)
Full resolution wide-field image, including NGC 1977 (90kB)
Several views of the famous Orion Nebula in the belt of Orion. Part of the nebula NGC 1977 is also visible at the top of the wide-field views.
The famous Horsehead nebula in Orion
A view of the famous Horsehead Nebula in the constellation Orion, a beautiful example of a dark nebula.
The Lagoon nebula in Sagittarius
The Lagoon nebula in the constellation Sagittarius, so named for the dark lane that passes through the middle of the nebula.
M17, the Swan, Horseshoe, or Omega nebula in Sagittarius
30kB Closer View (25kB) Caption
M17, the Swan nebula in Sagittarius. The nebula also resembles a horseshoe or the letter "omega" in the Greek alphabet, so it is also known as the Horseshoe or Omega nebula. The closeup view was taken with a barlow lens installed on the telescope.
M20, the Trifid nebula in Sagittarius
M20, the Trifid nebula in the constellation Sagittarius, a classic example of a diffuse nebula
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