This combined data from Spitzer's camera traces the interplay of the bright, young stars with the cold and dusty surrounding clouds of Orion.
A red whisp of cool gas can be seen running through the Trapezium, the intensely bright region that is home to four giant blue-white stars, and up into the rich star field.
April 19, 2012 10:35 AM PDT
Photo by: ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech/N. Billot (IRAM)
| Caption by: James Martin
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