Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Elephant's Trunk Nebula

Image (c) Paul Beskeen Astrophotography, 2009.

Wow. This is not a painting. This is the real thing, shot by my friend Paul, using the telescope in his back garden.

5 comments:

anaglyph said...

Truly beautiful.

--karen. said...

hope you don't mind if I use that as a desktop background. that's amazing!

Matt Kelland said...

Not mine to say yes or no - ask Paul. I'm sure he'd be flattered!

Richard Grove said...

Phenomenal picture. Thanks for posting.

Dave Morris said...

That's pretty amazing! Here in London, we've heard of stars... :-)