The Orion Nebula
The Orion Nebula
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Fast Facts
News release ID: STScI-2006-01
Release Date: Jan 11, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

Thousands of stars are forming in the cloud of gas and dust known as the Orion nebula. More than 3,000 stars of various sizes appear in this image. Some of them have never been seen in visible light.


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Astronomical, Emission Nebulae, Hubble Telescope, Nebulae

Credits

NASA, ESA, M. Robberto (STScI/ESA) and the Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team