PDA

View Full Version : Best Orion Nebula Image Ever Taken



Fraser
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.

View full article (http://www.universetoday.com/am/publish/best_orion_nebula.html)
What do you think about this story? post your comments below.