Postcard: Orion Nebula (Messier 42) VISTA (new)

This wide-field view of the Orion Nebula (Messier 42), lying about 1350 light-years from Earth, was taken with the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile.

The full resolution image used in this postcard can be viewed and downloaded here.

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ESO/J. Emerson/VISTA. Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit

About the Postcard

Release date:4 March 2013, 17:17
Dimensions:17 cm (W) x 12 cm (H) x 0.01 cm (D)


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