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Sunday, May 26th, 2024

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Star Watch: Finding brilliant and colorful details of the Orion Nebula

An “amateur” photo of the Orion Nebula taken with a camera mounted on the author’s telescope.

Located just below Orion’s belt in the familiar constellation named by the ancient Greeks is a region of dust and gas where stars are forming. It falls within a grouping of stars often referred to as the “sword” of Orion.
NASA tells us this feature, known as the Orion Nebula, is 1,500 light-years away but is still the closest, large star-forming region to Earth.

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