Located 1500 light-years from Earth, the Great Orion Nebula (M42) presents a cross-section view of a galactic bubble of gas and dust. The de MairanÕs Nebula (M43) and the Running Man Nebula are also visible in this photo. Sky-Watcher 100 ED on Kenko NES mount, Canon 450D DSLR prime focus at f/9, ISO 1600, 2 x 120 sec exposure stacked using Registax 5.1, 23-Dec-2011, Basud, Camarines Norte. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano. For more images of Orion Nebula, click here.

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