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Panning across the Orion Nebula

January 20, 2011

In this video we pan across a new image of the Orion Nebula from the Wide Field Imager camera on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory. This provides a closer look at the many strange and fascinating structures hidden in this very detailed image. credit: ESO