Screenshot of an ESO image of the Orion Nebula shown in Microsoft’s WWT

This screen shot from Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope (WWT) shows an image of the Orion Nebula captured using the VISTA telescope at the Paranal Observatory, Chile. Thanks to the AVM tags the image is positioned correctly on the sky in WorldWide Telescope and much other information is available.


ESO/Igor Chekalin/WorldWide Telescope

About the Image

Release date:9 March 2012, 18:00
Related announcements:ann12018
Size:1900 x 1092 px

About the Object

Name:Orion Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open

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