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January 11, 2006 10:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-01

Hubble Panoramic View of Orion Nebula Reveals Thousands of Stars

A HubbleMinute Video

Video: Hubble Minute: Hubble Snaps the Clearest View of the Orion Nebula

Running Time: 5 minutes 31 seconds

Hubble Minute discussing the location of the Orion Nebula, what we see within the star-formation region, and the effects of interstellar winds in shaping the nebula. The Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team captured over 3,000 stars of various ages, sizes, masses, and types.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and L. Barranger (STScI)

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Release Videos

Interview with Massimo Robberto Running Time: 35 seconds
Zoom in to Orion Nebula Running Time: 40 seconds
3D Fly-Through of the Orion Nebula Running Time: 1 minute 19 seconds