The Orion Nebula is one of the most observed and photographed objects in the night sky. At a distance of 1350 light years away, it’s the closest active star-forming region to Earth. This diffuse nebula is also known as M42, and has been studied intensely by astronomers for many years. From it, astronomers have learned …
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