Planck image (at 30 GHz) of a region in the Orion Nebula
Date: 26 April 2010
Copyright: ESA and the LFI Consortium
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A Planck image of a star forming region in the Orion Nebula, taken at 30 GHz, shows how gas near the stars dominates the emission. A faint semi-circular feature (called Barnard's Loop) indicates the edge of the bubble blown in the gas by a supernova explosion.
Last Update: 1 September 2019