|This emission nebula in Orion surrounds a cluster of young and bright
stars. This image is only a portion of the cloud. It is estimated that
this cloud is around 6,400 light years away. Note how dark (opaque) the cloud
is on the right side of the image.
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.|
Minimum credit line: Glenn Hitchcock and Bob Cowart/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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