• Jarrell Gerhold

    Orion Nebula: The Hubble View (July 15 2012) Image Credit: NASA, ESA, M. Robberto (STScI/ESA) et al. Few cosmic vistas excite the imagination like the Orion Nebula. Also known as M42, the nebula's glowing gas surrounds hot young stars at the edge of an immense interstellar molecular cloud only 1,500 light-years away. The Orion Nebula offers one of the best opportunities to study how stars are born partly because it is the nearest large star-forming region (...) #astronomy | http://exploringuniversecollections.blogspot.com

  • Lord Dragonstar

    Orion Nebula (NGC 1976) - This diffuse nebula is located south of Orion's Belt in the constellation Orion about 1,344 ± 20 light-years distant. This nebula is an example of a stellar nursery where new stars are being formed, but it also includes neutral clouds of gas & dust, associations of stars, ionized volumes of gas & reflection nebulae. It is one of the most studied & scrutinized objects in the night sky - Image : Hubble mosaic

  • Tanmay Tegginmath

    Hubble's sharpest view of the #OrionNebula. #astronomy #galaxy

  • Richard Webb

    Orion Nebula Close Up - Outer Space Universe

  • Purple Iris Plaza

    ORION NEBULA | Thousands of stars are forming in the cloud of gas and dust known as the Orion nebula. More than 3,000 stars of various sizes appear in this image. Some of them have never been seen in visible light. | Credit: NASA,ESA, M. Robberto (Space Telescope Science Institute/ESA) and the Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team

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