Orion Nebula, M42

A nursery for newborn stars about 1,270 light-years away in the constellation Orion.

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Featured Images

Diagram of Orion, the hunter
Orion's Belt Sunday, February 16, 2014
Close-up Hubble Space Telescope view of the Orion Nebula
Beautiful Birthplace Thursday, January 23, 2014
Combined visual and millimeter-wave view of Orion Nebula, M42
Cold Fire Thursday, May 16, 2013
Visible- and infrared-light views of Orion
Double Vision Friday, January 25, 2013
Star forming region in Orion
Hiding Places Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Gemini Observatory view of outskirts of Orion Nebula
Knotheads Thursday, January 10, 2013
Newborn stars in the Orion Nebula
Bright Babies Thursday, March 1, 2012
False-color image of Orion Nebula from European Southern Observatory
Delicate Power Friday, January 21, 2011
Star Nursery Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Future Splendor Saturday, December 15, 2007
Colorful Cocoon Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Radio Programs

Orion Nebula A busy stellar nursery Thursday, January 23, 2014
Orion Nebula Discovering a stellar nursery Friday, December 3, 2010
Orion The beautiful celestial hunter Monday, February 8, 2010
The Dove Escape from Orion Saturday, December 26, 2009

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