Planck image of a region in the Orion Nebula
May 13, 2010
An active star-formation region in the Orion Nebula, as seen By Planck. This image covers a region of 13x13 degrees. It is a three-colour combination constructed from three of Planck's nine frequency channels: 30, 353 and 857 GHz.
Topics: Space, Astronomy, Physics, Orion, Orion Molecular Cloud Complex, Nebula, Orion complex, Orion Nebula, Planck, European Space Agency, Spaceflight, Space exploration, Environment