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Q: Where is Orion nebula located?
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What is the difference between Orion and the Orion nebula?

Orion is a constellation made up in the minds of the ancients to represent "Orion" a hunter in mythology. The Orion Nebula is a diffuse nebula located south or Orion's belt. It is an area of extensive star formation. It is only called Orion Nebula as it is seen within the constellation of Orion. See related questions

How far is the Orion nebula?

The Orion nebula is about 1,345 light years away.

What is the most famous nebula?

orion nebula

What kinds of gases are in Orion?

Impossible to answer. Orion is a constellation made up of many stars, each located in a different spacial position. Did you mean the Orion nebula?

How was the Orion nebula discovered?

As the Orion Nebula is visible with the naked eye, the only sensible answer would be "by looking at it".

What is another nebula besides Orion?

Triffid Nebula, Eagle Nebula, Cat's Eye nebula

Which constellation does the Orion nebula appear in the sky?

Not surprisingly - Orion!!

Which galaxy is the Orion nebula in?

The Orion nebula is part of our own galaxy (the Milky Way). The Orion nebula is about 1500 light-years away from us. Our galaxy is about 100000 light-years across.

What are two well-known nebulae?

Eagle Nebula Orion Nebula

Is the sun closer or farther to the earth than the Orion nebula?

Orion Nebula is much further from the earth than the Sun is.

What is the Orion nebula?

It is a diffusion nebula, The Great Orion Nebula is located in the constellation, Orion(the hunter). If you want to find it, look at "Orion's Belt" and go in between Alnilam and Alnitak, the two stars to the left on Orion's Belt. go down and you will see a line of stars, faint, but they are there. take a telescope(for best results) or even binoculars, and look in this region. You will see it right off the bat. It is REALLY hard to miss.

What size is the biggest nebula?

The Orion Nebula which stretches 20 light years

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