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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Orion's Fingers: New from Gemini Observatory

New from Gemini's newsletter, JUST came in my inbox. "The outflow of the 'Orion Fingers' is evident in this high-resolution image from Bally et al. (2015). The leading fingertips appear in [Fe II] (cyan), and the trailing fingers are evident in molecular hydrogen emission (orange). Comparison with earlier observations shows the motion and morphological changes of the emitting knots."
Image Credit: Gemini / arXiv

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