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New Photos Show The Orion Nebula, A Star Nursery 1,350 Light-years From Earth, In Great Detail Scientists Have Been Waiting On Them For Five Years

The biggest of these stars have quick life spans and will evolve to become supernovae. The inner area of the Orion Nebula as observed by the James Webb Space Telescope’s NIRCam instrument. This is a composite image from a number of filters that represents emission from ionized gas, hydrocarbons, molecular gas, dust and scattered starlight. All this is powered up by an intriguing small cluster of four stars known as the Trapezium. With winter now underway and the Geminid meteor shower more than, it is a fantastic time to discover the wonders of the constellation Orion as it seems higher...