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This new view of the Orion nebula highlights fledgling stars hidden in the gas and clouds. It shows infrared observations taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the European Space Agency's Herschel mission, in which NASA plays an important role.

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Orion's Rainbow of Infrared Light

This new view of the Orion Nebula highlights fledgling stars hidden in the gas and clouds. It shows infrared observations taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the European Space Agency's Herschel mission, in which NASA plays an important role.

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Stars Adorn Orion's Sword

The Sword Of Orion Constellation

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10 images from NASA's Spitzer telescope

orion nebula -- spitzer telescope