Orion Molecular Cloud in visible light (for comparison)

Visible light view of the region of the Orion Molecular Cloud from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS)

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2.

About the Image

Id:eso1701-compb
Type:Observation
Release date:4 January 2017, 12:00
Size:30000 x 17486 px

About the Object

Name:Orion Molecular Cloud
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Distance:1400 light years
Constellation:Orion
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 36 20.96
Position (Dec):-6° 0' 37.19"
Field of view:220.10 x 128.29 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 116.3° left of vertical

 

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