Gripped in the claw of the constellation Scorpius sits the reflection nebula DG 129, a cloud of gas and dust that reflects light from nearby, bright stars. This infrared view of the nebula was captured by NASA Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer.


  • Title: In the Grip of the Scorpion Claw
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA
  • Date Created: 2010-09-21
  • Rights: JPL

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