THE FLAMING STAR NEBULA - Calhoun Parks Dark Skies

(06/01/2022)

SKY WATCHER AT CALHOUN PARK
Sky watcher Brian D. Ottum spent several
nights at Calhoun's pristine park
(Photo by Brian D. Ottum, PhD)

UNIVERSE FROM CALHOUN PARK
The "Flaming Star Nebula," the red gas
being a "stellar nursery" where stars are
born, with the red around the brighter stars
looking like the stars are on fire
(Photo by Brian D. Ottum, PhD)

CIVIL WAR REENACTORS
Jimmy and Nub check out Ottum's telescope
(Photo by Brian D. Ottum, PhD)

WILDLIFE ABOUNDS
Herds of deer grace the county park
(Photo by Brian D. Ottum, PhD)