A Slightly Better View of the Orion Nebula

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No doubt, you've seen Orion when stargazing. A spot on his belt that's sometimes mistaken for a star is really the Orion Nebula. Here's an ever-so-better better view, thanks to the 67-megapixel, infrared-sensitive VISTA telescope. [Full 341MB Version via Wired]

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OffshoreGeek

I fell in love with this formation on wikipedia! Gorgeous! Anyone else see the old bearded man?