An artist’s rendition of a star cluster in the Orion Nebula, using both visible-light and infrared-light visualizations. NASA hide caption
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You’ve seen the Orion Nebula before – but not like this.
It’s part of the Orion constellation, easily visible from Earth: The bright center “star” in Orion’s sword, located off Orion’s belt, is actually an active nebula where new stars are formed.
Now, NASA scientists and visualization specialists have produced a vivid, three-dimensional tour of the baby star nursery, surrounded by colorful, glowing clouds created by intense
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