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Close Up of the Horsehead Nebula in Orion

Horsehead Nebula

The Horsehead Nebula

There probably isn’t a nebula more recognizable than the Horsehead Nebula.  Located in the Constellation Orion and part of the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex, this famous nebula has been capturing the imagination of astronomers for years.  Let’s take a close up look at this nebula.

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Orion Nebula Close Up

Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula Close Up

The other day, I posted a picture of the Orion Nebula that I took myself, using my Nikon D300 with a 200 mm lens.  I thought you would enjoy seeing how the Hubble Space Telescope views this colorful nebula.

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