Orion Nebula in Mid-infrared

Orion Nebula in Mid-infrared |  A unique wide-field view of the Orion Nebula in the mid-infrared, from Gemini South, is featured on the cover of the September 2005 NOAO/NSO Newsletter. This image reveals new details about the preferred locations and inferred lifespans of newborn planetary systems in the nebula. Other topics in the Newsletter include submissions to the NSF Senior Review, new partnership opportunities, and semester 2006A proposal information.

Image Credit: Nathan Smith/University of Colorado and Gemini Observatory