View Full Version : Wallpaper: Orion Nebula

2005-Sep-07, 02:45 AM
SUMMARY: The Orion Nebula is the closest example of star formation we can see in our Milky Way galaxy - you could say it's taught us almost everything we know about this process. Here's a 1024x768 wallpaper image of this amazing nebula taken with the European Southern Observatory's MPG 2.2 metre telescope. A new survey of the nebula is going to help astronomers understand how much material is being caught up by the newly forming stars, and to see if position in the nebula affects this.

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