Photo Gallery

 These pages contain photos of club activity as well as astronomical images created by some of our club members. Select the Gallery and the photo/image included in that Gallery you wish to view.

  1. M42 - The Orion Nebula in Orion

    'TheOrionNebula(alsoknownasM42orNGC1976)isadiffusenebulalyingabout1350lightyearsaway.Itisaveryactivestellarnurserywherenewstarsarebeingformed.Approximately700starsinvaryingstagesofdevelopmenthavebeennotedwithinthenebula.RecentobservationsbytheHubbleSpaceTelescoperevealthepresenceofmorethan150protoplanetarydiskscalledproplydswithinthenebula.Thesearethoughttobeveryearlysolarsystems.'
  2. M8 - The Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius

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