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Orion Nebula

(M42, NGC 1976)
(easily observed nebula that includes SF regions)

The Orion Nebula (M42, NGC 1976) is a Nebula in the constellation, Orion, that is well-studied because it includes clouds of gas and dust of various kinds (HI Regions, HII Regions, Molecular Clouds) including Star-Forming Regions.


(nebula)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion_Nebula
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0412pc1.34klyOrion Nebula

Referenced by:
Orion
Orion Disks
Spitzer Space Telescope (SST)
Trapezium Cluster

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