Star formation in the constellation of Monoceros

This chart shows the location of a rich star-forming region within the constellation of Monoceros (the Unicorn). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions and the position of Monoceros R2 itself is marked with a red circle. Although most of this stellar nursery is hidden by dust, the brighter reflection nebulae are faintly visible in moderate-sized telescopes.

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ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Identificazione:eso1039d
Tipo:Mappa
Data di rilascio:Mercoledì 06 Ottobre 2010 12:00
Notizie relative:eso1039
Grandezza:3338 x 3338 px

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Nome:Monoceros
Tipo:Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Categoria:Illustrations

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