View Full Version : Astrophoto: Flaming Star and Nebula in Orion

2013-Aug-19, 10:40 PM
Astrophotographer César Cantú from Mexico captured this beautiful view of the star Alnitak and Flame Nebula. Alnitak is the southern star in Orion’s belt, and is an extremely hot star, with a temperature of 29,500 ± 1000 K. It shines brilliantly, and is about 10,000 times more luminous than the Sun. This star also makes […]

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