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Orion Disks

(protoplanetary disks visible in front of Orion Nebula)

The Orion Disks are protoplanetary disks visible in silhouette for blocking light from the Orion Nebula in the constellation Orion. More than 150 such disks have been discovered, the first by the HST.


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Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion_Nebula
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9229c/
https://www.as.arizona.edu/protoplanetary-disks-orion
Coordinates:Orion Disks
J053517.3-052328

Referenced by pages:
Orion Molecular Cloud Complex

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