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Thursday December 4th 2014

‘Orion Nebula’ Archives

Images of the the Orion Nebula

Images of the the Orion Nebula

The Orion Nebula (Messier 42, M42, or NGC 1976) is a diffuse nebula situated south of Orion's Belt. It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky.  Here are some great images of the Nebula. A colony of hot, young stars is stirring up the cosmic scene in this new picture from NASA's Spitzer Space [...]