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Radio/optical composite of Orion Molecular Cloud Complex featuring a dust-rich, star-forming filament

A radio/optical composite of the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex, which includes the Orion Nebula (bottom), featuring a dust-rich, star-forming filament called OMC-2/3. Orange: Green Bank Telescope data. More about this image Astronomers using the National Science Foundations (NSF) …

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