While drifting through the cosmos, a magnificent interstellar dust cloud became sculpted by stellar winds and radiation to assume a recognizable shape. Fittingly named the Horsehead Nebula, it is embedded in the vast and complex Orion Nebula
Supernova Remnant SN 1006 A ribbon of gas, a very thin section of a supernova remnant caused by a stellar explosion that occurred more than years ago, floats in our galaxy. The supernova that created it was probably the brightest star ever seen by humans.
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