Hubble captures a stunning pair of stars in the Orion Nebula, 1,450 light-years away

Hubble Space Telescope Take a stunning new image of the bright variable star V 372 Orionis and its companion star.

Telescopes from NASA and the European Space Agency captured stars in the Orion Nebula, a star-forming region located about 1,450 light-years from Earth.

The companion star appears in the upper left corner.

V 372 Orionis is a special type of variable star known as an Orion Variable.

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Bright variable star V 372 Orionis takes center stage in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image.
(ESA/Hubble & NASA, J. Bally, M. Robberto)

Lumpy gas and dust from the Orion Nebula are visible in the image. Orion variables are most commonly associated with diffuse nebulae.

The team’s image overlays data from two of the telescope’s instruments – the Advanced Camera for Surveys and the Wide Field Camera 3.

Data was layered in visible and infrared wavelengths to reveal area detail.

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An astronaut aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis captured this image with the Hubble Space Telescope on May 19, 2009.

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Notably, the ambient diffraction heights the brightest star The image was formed when an intense point source of light interacted with four rotors inside Hubble that support the telescope’s secondary mirror.

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Relatively speaking, those of James Webb Space Telescope Hexagonal heads due to the hexagonal mirror segments and the secondary mirror’s three-legged support structure.

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