Highlights from VISTA image of Orion A

This collection of highlights is taken from a new infrared image of the Orion A molecular cloud from the VISTA telescope. Many curious structures are clearly seen, including the red jets from very young stars, dark clouds of dust and even tiny images of very distant galaxies.

Credit:

ESO/VISION survey

About the Image

Id:eso1701b
Type:Collage
Release date:4 January 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1701
Size:4682 x 3543 px

About the Object

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

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