Backlit wisps along the Horsehead Nebula's upper ridge are being illuminated by Sigma Orionis, a young five-star system just off the top of this image

Backlit wisps along the Horsehead Nebula's upper ridge are being illuminated by Sigma Orionis, a young five-star system just off the top of this image Stock Photo
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LWM/NASA / Alamy Stock Photo

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RTGREW

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52.7 MB (2.1 MB Compressed download)

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4200 x 4389 px | 35.6 x 37.2 cm | 14 x 14.6 inches | 300dpi

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19 April 2013

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Backlit wisps along the Horsehead Nebula's upper ridge are being illuminated by Sigma Orionis, a young five-star system just off the top of this image from the Hubble Space Telescope.

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