Leaving Us Starry-eyed: Gorgeous Image of the Cosmic Bat Nebula | Digital Trends

Doesn’t look like a bat to me but it’s still gorgeous!

The Cosmic Bat nebula has been captured in beautiful detail by the European Southern Observatory. Formally known as NGC 1788, the nebula is two thousand light-years away in a dark corner of the Orion constellation. It is a “reflection nebula” which does not give off any light of its own.

Source: Leaving Us Starry-eyed: Gorgeous Image of the Cosmic Bat Nebula | Digital Trends

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