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.
Object Names: Orion Nebula, M42, NGC 1976, Horsehead Nebula
Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration
Credit: Copyright © Anglo-Australian Telescope, photo by David Malin from plates taken with the UK Schmidt Telescope
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