Ground-Based Image of the Star-Forming Region NGC 281

Ground-Based Image of the Star-Forming Region NGC 281

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News release ID: STScI-2006-13
Release Date: Apr 4, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

This wide-field view of the star-forming region NGC 281 in the constellation Cassiopeia was taken with the WIYN 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, AZ.


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Astronomical, Dark Nebulae, Emission Nebulae, Hubble Heritage, Hubble Telescope, Nebulae

Credits

Credit: T.A. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage and WIYN/AURA/NSF