The Pipe Nebula Seen in New Image!

The Pipe Nebula — or B78 — seen in a new image from The Cosmic Companion and Telescope Live!

The Pipe Nebula seen in a new color composite image from The Cosmic Companion and Telescope Live. Released under Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution 2022 The Cosmic Companion/Telescope Live.

Head out 450 light years from Earth, nearly in the direction of the center of the Milky Way galaxy, and one will come across a family of dark clouds — the Ophiuchus dark cloud complex.

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