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About this Object

Object Name:

LL Ori and LP Ori in the Orion Nebula

Position (J2000):

R.A. 05h 35m 17s
Dec. -05° 23' 28"

Constellation:

Orion

Distance:

The distance to the Orion Nebula is 1,500 light-years (460 parsecs).

About the Data

Data Description:

The Hubble image was created from HST data from proposal 10246: M. Robberto (STScI/ESA), C.R. O'Dell (Vanderbilt University), L.A. Hillenbrand (Caltech), M. Simon (SUNY Stony Brook), P. McCullough (STScI), J. Krist (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), F. Palla (Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri), M. Romaniello (ESO – Germany), J. Najita (NOAO/AURA), E.D. Feigelson (The Pennsylvania State University), R. Makidon (STScI), J. Stauffer (Jet Propulsion Laboratory); N. Panagia, I.N. Reid, D.R. Soderblom, and E. Bergeron (STScI); and K.G. Stassun (Vanderbilt University)

Instrument:

ACS

Exposure Date:

October 2004 - April 2005

Filters:

F435W (B), F555W (V), F658N (Ha), F775W (i), F850LP(z)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Acknowledgment:

NASA, ESA, M. Robberto (Space Telescope Science Institute/ESA), and the Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team

Release Date:

January 11, 2006

Orientation/Scale: