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Planck image (at 857 GHz) of a region in the Orion Nebula

Planck image (at 857 GHz) of a region in the Orion Nebula


Date: 26 April 2010
Satellite: Planck
Copyright: ESA and the HFI Consortium

A Planck image of a star forming region in the Orion Nebula, taken at 857 GHz, shows that most of the emission arises from dust, at a range of temperatures, which traces the wispy structure of the cloud from which the stars formed.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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