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The Orion Nebula: The Jewel in the Sword

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KR3969307984

This photo shows a colour composite mosaic image of the central part of the Orion Nebula, based on 81 images obtained with the infrared multi-mode ISAAC instrument on the ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory. The famous Trapezium stars are seen near the centre and the photo also shows the associated cluster of about 1,000 stars, approximately one million years old. ESO_0104a

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Keywords astronomy, Milky Way, Nebula, nebulae, Orion, star, Star Clusters, star formation, Trapezium
Credit King Rose Archives / GIW Photos
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Image ID:
KR3969307984
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