The Orion Nebula

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The Orion Nebula.

Explore the dusty secrets of the Orion Nebula through Spitzer's infrared vision. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope was launched on August 25, 2003 from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Base. Drifting in a unique Earth-trailing orbit around the Sun, Spitzer sees an optically invisible universe dominated by dust and stars.

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