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Orion Nebula HST View Versus Ground-Based View

Orion Nebula HST View Versus Ground-Based View


Date: 03 October 1990
Depicts: Orion Nebula
Copyright: NASA & Anglo-Austrailian Observatory

This composite image shows the location of a one light-year square region in the Orion Nebula, which was imaged by WFPC. The area is near the edge of a cavity of ionized hydrogen, which is heated by ultraviolet radiation from a star cluster at the center of the nebula. (Ground-based Orion Nebula photo copyright David Malin/Anglo-Australian Southern Observatory)
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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