From Earth to the Universe: Picture of the day


This mosaic mapped in colour shows the southern part of the famous North America Nebula and the Pelican Nebula. In between these two nebulae lies the "gulf" area which is obscured by dark dust and gas clouds.

Credit: Johannes Schedler.

In 2009, the "From Earth to the Universe" project brought astronomy to millions of people around the world. Take a tour of just some of the locations in a short video on the FETTU Highlights page.