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Wide-field view of part of Orion in visible light
This wide-field view shows a region of sky in the famous constellation of Orion (The Hunter), as seen in visible light. The large, bright feature at the top of the image is the well-known Orion Nebula (Messier 42). This view was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin