View Full Version : Best Orion Nebula Image Ever Taken

2006-Jan-12, 04:42 AM
SUMMARY: This outstanding photograph of the Orion Nebula was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. The space-based observatory built up the photograph over the course of 105 orbits around the Earth. The full sized image contains a billion pixels, and astronomers were able to discover 3,000 stars of various stars. Hubble also spotted a collection of possible brown dwarfs, which aren't large enough to sustain fusion reactions in their cores.

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