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The Orion Nebula Spied by Hawk-I Space Wallpaper

Orion Nebula Spied by Hawk I 1920
The central region of the Orion Nebula (M42, NGC 1976) as seen in the near-infrared by the High Acuity Wide field K-band Imager (HAWK-I) instrument at ESO's Very Large Telescope at Paranal.
(Image: © ESO)

This stunning space wallpaper reveals the central region of the Orion Nebula (M42, NGC 1976) as seen in the near-infrared by the High Acuity Wide field K-band Imager (HAWK-I) instrument at ESO's Very Large Telescope at Paranal.

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