Ground-based View of the Orion Nebula

Ground-based View of the Orion Nebula

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News release ID: STScI-2006-01
Release Date: Jan 11, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
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The Orion Nebula region revealing the Trapezium cluster (bright blue stars near the center of the image), much detail in the bright glowing gas of the Orion Nebula, and surrounding dark dust lanes obscuring more distant emission.

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Copyright © Anglo-Australian Telescope, photo by David Malin from plates taken with the UK Schmidt Telescope