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Planetary Systems Now Forming in Orion

The gorgeous Orion Nebula is home to tens of what could be fledgling planetary systems. In this image, six of these modest "smudges" with big potential are highlighted (from top down): and

Gas Plume From a Newborn Star in the Orion Nebula - A NASA Hubble Space Telescope picture of a hypersonic shock wave (lower right) of material moving at 148,000 miles per hour in the Orion Nebula, a star-forming region 1,500 light-years away.

Gas Plume From a Newborn Star in the Orion Nebula - A NASA Hubble Space Telescope picture of a hypersonic shock wave (lower right) of material moving at miles per hour in the Orion Nebula, a star-forming region light-years away.

South of Orion (NGC 1999)

NGC South of Orion South of the large star-forming region known as the Orion Nebula, lies bright blue reflection nebula NGC Also at the edge of the Orion molecular cloud complex some.

Wizard Nebula - Orion Telescope Catalog - Orion Staff @ Mount Palomar, CA

Wizard Nebula - Orion Telescope Catalog - Orion Staff @ Mount Palomar, CA

Orion Nebula. If the Orion Nebula was as close to earth as our nearest star (4 lightyears) it would cover the entire sky, so the only thing youd be able to see is the sun rising and the Orion Nebula

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The Orion Nebula - The image highlights the structure, giving a sense of vast cavities filled with pink hydrogen gas and the blue haze of reflected starlight.

The Orion Nebula - The image highlights the structure, giving a sense of vast cavities filled with pink hydrogen gas and the blue haze of reflected starlight.

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Stargazer ( “The Ring Nebula is a planetary nebula in the northern constellation of Lyra. Such objects are…”

Dumbell Nebula - a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1360 light years.

A really soft and silky looking one. --Pia (Dumbell Nebula-a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1360 light years.

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