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HubbleSite Orion Nebula: Comparing Hubble Space Telescope to Ground Images

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This composite image shows the location of a one-light-year square region in the Orion Nebula which was imaged by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The area is near the edge of a cavity of ionized hydrogen, which is heated by ultraviolet radiation from a star cluster at the center of the nebula.

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