May 26, 2016



A phenomenal view of the huge expanse of the Orion complex, made up of 34 panes comprising over 400 hours of exposure. The red emission nebula Barnard’s Loop stretches -approximately 300 lightyears in length - across the vastness captured here, arcing around the famed Orion and Horsehead nebulae.

Image Credit & Copyright: Tom O'Donoghue and Olly Penrice
Explanation by: Royal Observatory Greenwich

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