a luminous nebula in the constellation Orion, in the center of Orion's sword.
- Also called Great Nebula of Orion .
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How to use Orion Nebula in a sentence
Objects such as the Andromeda Galaxy, Orion Nebula, and the Pleiades often look better at low power.6 common mistakes first-time stargazers make, and how to avoid them | Celestron | October 22, 2021 | Popular-Science
A slight yet distinct tinge of green, recalling that of the Orion Nebula, gives a peculiar appearance to this couple.Pleasures of the telescope | Garrett Serviss
For instance, he thought the Orion Nebula, which is now known to be made up of glowing gas, to be an external stellar system.Astronomy of To-day | Cecil G. Dolmage
The Orion Nebula is receding from the earth about eleven miles in every second.Astronomy | David Todd
The first promising autographic picture of the Orion Nebula was obtained by Draper, September 30, 1880.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century | Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
Simon Mayer has left us the first drawing of a nebula, the Orion Nebula as he saw it in 1612.Astronomy | David Todd