25  February  2018

The Waterfall nebula (HH222)



By Steve Crouch
(http://members.pcug.org.au/~stevec/)

HH222 is a peculiar nebula in the Orion molecular cloud complex
 about 1500 light years distant and is near the bright nebula NGC 1999.
  The waterfall stream is about 10 light years long.
  The morphology of this nebula is still not clearly understood. 

 

Click HERE  to submit your pictures






AAPOD² is a creation of The Free Astronomical Society   © 2013 - 2018
webmaster@aapodx2.com