Release 186 of 274

A Bow Shock Near a Young Star

Release date: Mar 6, 2002 12:00 AM (EST)
Release type: Hubble Heritage

The Hubble Space Telescope continues to reveal various stunning and intricate treasures that reside within the nearby, intense star-forming region known as the Great Nebula in Orion. One such jewel is the bow shock around the very young star, LL Ori, featured in this Hubble Heritage image.