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M 42, "Orion Nebula" NGC 1976
Ori, 5 h 35.4m, -5 27'
M(v) 4, 66' X 60'
a false color rendition of a b&w ST-6 image.
the Orion Nebula is found in the "sword" of Orion, the Hunter. Stationary SLR camera with 35 mm lens.
A closeup of Orion's sword, showing M42.
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Last updated on 11-02-99.