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Horsehead and Orion Nebulas

2021 May 9

Orion Nebula

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Orion Rising over Brazil

The next few months will be the best for seeing this familiar constellation as it rises continually earlier in the night.

Spitzer's Orion

Few cosmic vistas excite the imagination like the Orion Nebula!

1901 Photograph: The Orion Nebula

By the turn of the 20th century advances in photography contributed an important tool for astronomers.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Tarantula Nebula

The Tarantula Nebula, also known as 30 Doradus, is more than a thousand light-years in diameter, a giant star forming region within nearby satellite galaxy the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Orion in Red and Blue

When did Orion become so flashy? This colorful rendition of part of the constellation of Orion comes from red light emitted by hydrogen and sulfur (SII), and blue-green light emitted by oxygen (OIII).

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Arcs, Jets, and Shocks near NGC 1999

This tantalizing array of nebulas and stars can be found about two degrees south of the famous star-forming Orion Nebula

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Alborz Mountain Star Trails

Colourful star trails arc through the night in this wide-angle mountain and skyscape

Astronomy Picture of the Day: LL Ori and the Orion Nebula

Stars can make waves in the Orion Nebula's sea of gas and dust. This esthetic close-up of cosmic clouds and stellar winds features LL Orionis, interacting with the Orion Nebula flow

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