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    The Great Nebula (M42) in Orion (credit & copyright: Robert Gendler)

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    Where the Stars are born. The Great Nebula in Orion Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler

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    The Orion Nebula's glowing gas surrounds hot young stars at the edge of an immense interstellar molecular cloud only 1500 light-years away. Pervasive red glow is hydrogen gas and the blue tinted dust that reflects the light of newborn stars

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Orion Nebula in Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Sulfur Image Credit Copyright: César Blanco González, The Orion Nebula spans about 40 light years and is located about 1500 light years away in the same spiral arm of our Galaxy as the Sun. The Great Nebula in Orion can be found with the unaided eye just below and to the left of the easily identifiable belt of three stars in the popular constellation Orion. The above image shows the nebula in 3 colors specifically emitted by hydrogen, oxygen sulfur gas.

The Orion Nebula (also known as Messler 42 or NGC 1976) is a Diffuse nebula situated south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion. It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky.

♥ M42, The Great Orion Nebula has always seemed the most provocative star in the sky since I was a little girl.

Inside the famous nebula in Orion, IRAC has revealed many young stars and a long filament of star-forming activity containing thousands of young protostars still in the process of formation, NASA says.

The Orion Nebula-what a mighty God we have that has created such beautiful things!!!

The Great Nebula (M42) in Orion (credit & copyright: Robert Gendler)

Orion Nebula. You can actually see this nebula, just look underneath Orion's Belt to what looks a little bit like a sword :)