Astronomy Picture of the Week – The Orion Nebula

This is an awesome picture of the Orion Nebula taken by the Hubble Telescope.

The Orion Nebula is located 1,500 light-years away from Earth. Astronomers believe it contains over a thousand young stars.

Credits: NASA

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Paul Tomaszewski is a science & tech writer as well as a programmer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of CosmoBC. He has a degree in computer science from John Abbott College, a bachelor's degree in technology from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, and completed some business and economics classes at Concordia University in Montreal. While in college he was the vice-president of the Astronomy Club. In his spare time he is an amateur astronomer and enjoys reading or watching science-fiction. You can follow him on LinkedIn and Twitter.


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