Star-birthing Region in the Orion Nebula

Star-birthing Region in the Orion Nebula

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News release ID: STScI-1995-45
Release Date: Nov 20, 1995
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

Clouds of dust and gas in the Orion Nebula churn out stars in this tiny section of the huge Orion Nebula. The gas is illuminated and heated by ultraviolet light from four hot, massive stars.

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Tags
Astronomical, Emission Nebulae, Hubble Telescope, Nebulae, Stars, Stellar Disks

Credits

NASA, C.R. O'Dell and S.K. Wong (Rice University)