Orion Nebula

The same region of the Orion Nebula as in the orionhalpha.gif, now in a filter that passes essentially pure continuum radiation. Fainter members of the associated star cluster can be seen now free of the strong emission seen at H-alpha; much of the nebular structure seen in this filter is from starlight scattered by dust grains. Both Orion images were taken with a Loral CCD at the Lowell Observatory 1.1m telescope.

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