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3-D NASA animation displays a surface pit eroded by stars in the Orion nebula

When professor Frank Israel graduated at Leiden Observatory some forty years ago, little did he know that one of his theories would be making headlines in 2018—in the form of a 3-D animation on the Internet, no less.

Starwatch: in Orion's sword is the hazy blob where stars are born

The hunter stands bolt upright in the evening sky, with the nebula visible below the belt This week is a good one for finding the constellation of Orion: it stands bolt upright in the evening sky. The chart shows the view looking due south at 20:00 GMT on 12 February. Show More Summary

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#256 - Week of January 21, 2018 Spectacular 3D Flight through the Orion Nebula (info) - [wow space] Cabinet of Curiosities (ca.1695) and Other "Lost Libraries" - [fascinating] Which way this girl rotates? - [look closely!] Unreal: Halitrephes...Show More Summary

Take a sightseeing trip through the Orion Nebula in NASA’s latest travel video

One of the real pleasures of modern living is the ability to take sightseeing trips to completely inaccessible places. Thanks to Google, you can climb up Mt Everest without donning a single crampon, and thanks to NASA, you can speedShow More Summary

VIDEO: Take A Trip Through The Orion Nebula, A Baby Star Nursery

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The constellation Orion is home to a busy, glowing nebula. Data from telescopes has been used to create a three-minute, three-dimensional tour around its colorful caverns and bright star clusters.

Brown dwarfs in the Orion Nebula have atmospheres with water

last monthNews : The Raw Story

With the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, a NASA team has discovered a patch of low-mass brown dwarf planets in the Orion Nebula with water in their atmospheres, according to a release from NASA. The population of brown dwarfs is the largest known to researchers and they’re all surrounded by a...

Space!: Video Visualization Of A Speed Of Light Journey Through The Orion Nebula

last monthHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video created by NASA using actual visible-light observations from the Hubble Space Telescope and infrared-light observations from the Spitzer Space Telescope and combining them along with some CGI to create a beautiful speed-of-light fly through the Orion Nebula. Show More Summary

NASA Space Telescopes --"A Spectacular 3-D Journey Through the Orion Nebula --A Glimpse of What Might Have Happened When the Sun was Born" (WATCH Video)

"Being able to fly through the nebula's tapestry in three dimensions gives people a much better sense of what the universe is really like," explained the Space Telescope Science Institute's visualization scientist Frank Summers, who led the team that developed...        

NASA space telescopes provide a 3-D journey through the Orion Nebula

Astronomers and visualization specialists from NASA's Universe of Learning program have combined visible and infrared vision of the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes to create an unprecedented, three-dimensional, fly-through view of the picturesque Orion Nebula, a nearby star-forming region.

Hubble finds substellar objects in the Orion Nebula

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have uncovered the largest known population of brown dwarfs sprinkled among newborn stars in the Orion Nebula.

Hubble finds substellar objects in the Orion Nebula

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to peer deep into the vast stellar nursery called the Orion Nebula, astronomers searched for small, faint bodies. What they found was the largest population yet of brown dwarfs—objects that are more massive than planets but do not shine like stars. Show More Summary

Dive through the heart of a nebula in a wondrous NASA video - CNET

Immerse yourself in a visual experience like no other as NASA's space telescopes sweep you through the splendid Orion Nebula.

Orion Nebula

The constellation of Orion is best visible in the Northern hemisphere during crisp and clear winter nights. It’s very prominent with its four “corner” stars (top two Orion, the hunter’s shoulders, buttom two the hem of his skirt) around the three-in-a line belt and the dangling sword. With camera on tripod and various lenses set … Continue reading "Orion Nebula"

You, too, can be an astrophysicist with your new telescope

A telescope can reveal the beauty of the universe, such as the Moon's craters, Saturn's rings, and the glowing gas of the Orion nebula. But a telescope isn't just for sightseeing – it is also a scientific instrument.

Stars and planets can be seen in high-res at big new planetarium

2 months agoHealth : The Checkup

The Orion nebula is one of the highlights at Jersey City’s Liberty Science Center.

Powerful new robotic camera captures stunning new image of Orion nebula

First image from camera newly installed at the Palomar Observatory, California hints at the ‘treasure trove of discoveries’ to come from its survey of the skies The turbulent cosmic cloud known as the Orion nebula has been captured by astronomers with a powerful robotic camera freshly installed at the Palomar Observatory near San Diego in California. Show More Summary

Space Photos of the Week: Spiral Galaxy’s Got More Twins Than Beyonce

Behold the Orion Nebula's many stars, a gorgeous green aurora, and more dazzling visions of Saturn this week in space.

Everyone's favorite nebula harbors a surprising secret

7 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The European Southern Observatory has spoilt us again with the release of an incredibly detailed 220-megapixel view of the famous Orion Nebula, one of the closest stellar nurseries to Earth. The newly-released image surprised astronomers...Show More Summary

Ethereal Orion Nebula wows scientists with dazzling portrait - CNET

7 months agoTechnology : CNET: News

A new image of the Orion Nebula Cluster that reveals the inner workings of the fabulous formation has astronomers thrilled.

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