Orion Nebula (M42)

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Description

This image was produced by filtering out the large scale structure in this image of the Orion Nebula, M42. Note a web of string-like features with typical widths of a few arcseconds (~10<sup><small>16</small></sup> cm), which are concentrated throughout the Trapezium region.
VLA in A+B+C+D configuration using 26 antennas. Resolution 2.

Creator

Legacy Astronomical Images

Rights

NRAO/AUI/NSF does not hold full copyright for this image. Contact the archivist for details.

Type

Legacy Astronomical Image

Object Name

M42

Investigators

F. Yusef-Zadeh

Telescope

Very Large Array (VLA)

Type of Observation

continuum

Band

L

Wavelength

20 cm

Frequency

1.4 GHz

Center of Image

RA 5:32:50.000, Dec: -5:25:0.000 (B1950)

Field of View

0.083333 x 0.083333 degrees

Link to journal article

Notes

Contact the archivist for a high resolution tif of this image.

Series

Galactic Sources Series

Unit

Star Forming Regions Unit

Citation

Legacy Astronomical Images, “Orion Nebula (M42),” NRAO Archives, accessed December 3, 2021, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/33496.