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Orion Nebula Cluster

(ONC, Orion Cluster)
(open cluster in the constellation Orion)

The Orion Nebula Cluster (ONC) is an open cluster of young stars within the Orion Nebula, in the constellation Orion. It is about 440 pc distant.


(open cluster)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion_Nebula#Physical_characteristics
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2007MNRAS.376.1109J/abstract
http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=orion+nebula+cluster
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0440pc1.44klyOrion Nebula Cluster
Coordinates:ONC
J0535-0529

Referenced by page:
Orion Molecular Cloud Complex

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