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About this Object

Object Name:

LL Ori

Object Description:

Bow Shock around T-Tauri Star in the Orion Nebula

Position (J2000):

R.A. 05h 35m 05.64s
Dec. -05 25' 19.5"

Constellation:

Orion

Distance:

About 1,500 light-years 

Dimensions:

The image is roughly 1.8 arcminutes (0.8 light-years) across.

About the Data

Instrument:

WFPC2

Exposure Date:

February 3, 1995

Exposure Time:

32 minutes 

Filters:

F502N ([O III]), F547M (Strömgren y),
F656N (H-alpha), F658N ([N II])

Principal Astronomers:

C. R. O'Dell (Vanderbilt University)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

March 6, 2002

Orientation/Scale: