Monkey Head Nebula

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  • Printed on thick, museum-quality, matte, acid-free, archival paper.
  • Frames are a lightweight black Alder with an acrylic front protector & include attached hanging hardware. 1" frame border / .75" thick.
  • Made and printed in the USA.

About the Poster

The Monkey Head Nebula (also known as NGC 2174) is a star-forming region in which bright, newborn stars near the center of the nebula illuminate the surrounding gas with energetic radiation. The cloud is sculpted by ultraviolet light eating into the cool hydrogen gas.

Image courtesy of NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA).