First (of many) Gorgeous Pictures from the New VISTA

Well, the WISE infrared all-sky satellite may be delayed until Monday, but the new infrared southern sky survey telescope VISTA (Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) right here on Earth has gone online and released its first few gorgeous pictures.
This first one is of the Flame Nebula (NGC 2024), a star-forming region in the constellation Orion.

More pictures and full article by Nicholos Wethington on Universe Today



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