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Water in Orion

Water in Orion

Date: 15 June 1998
Satellite: ISO
Depicts: ISO Spectral analysis of Orion Nebula
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The presence of water vapor near the Orion nebula is indicated by an increased flux of infrared radiation at specific wavelengths, which provide a unique fingerprint of water molecules. The strength of the observed radiation tells astrophysicists the concentration of water vapor that is present.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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