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November 20, 1995 12:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-1995-45

Panoramic Hubble Picture Surveys Star Birth, Proto-Planetary Systems in the Great Orion Nebula

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Image: Proplyd in Orion Nebula

Proplyd in Orion Nebula

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ABOUT THIS IMAGE:

A three-color composite image of a proplyd in the Orion Nebula, taken in blue, green, and red emission lines from glowing gas in the nebula. 

Object Names: Orion Nebula, M42, NGC 1976

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit:  Mark McCaughrean (Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy), C. Robert O'Dell (Rice University), and NASAis a three-color composite, taken in blue, green, and red emission lines from glowing gas in the nebula.

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The above image is part of a montage:

Montage Image: Edge-on Protoplanetary Disk in the Orion Nebula Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Edge-on Protoplanetary Disk in the Orion NebulaPRC1995-45c Proplyd in Orion Nebula Image Type: Astronomical Proplyd in Orion Nebula

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