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Deutsch: Ansicht des Orionnebels erstellt durch das Hubble-Weltraumteleskop. Die Aufnahme wurde während105 Erdumläufen des Teleskops erstellt und ist eine der detailliertesten Ansichten des Nebels. Die Gesamtfläche des Fotos entspricht etwa der des Vollmondes.
English: In one of the most detailed astronomical images ever produced, NASA/ESA's Hubble Space Telescope captured an unprecedented look at the Orion Nebula. ... This extensive study took 105 Hubble orbits to complete. All imaging instruments aboard the telescope were used simultaneously to study Orion. The Advanced Camera mosaic covers approximately the apparent angular size of the full moon.
Français : Vue par le télescope spatial Hubble de la nébuleuse d'Orion. Cette image est l'une des images spatiales les plus détaillées jamais produites. Elle a nécéssité l'usage de tous les instruments de Hubble au cours de 105 orbites successives. Cette image couvre une surface comparable à celle de la pleine lune.
فارسی: یکی از با کیفیت‌ترین تصاویر تلسکوپ فضایی هابل که از سحابی شکارچی گرفته شده است.هابل برای گرفتن این عکس مجبور شد ۱۰۵ بار دور زمین بزند و از لحاظ زاویه‌ای این سحابی به اندازه یک ماه کامل است.
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Date 11 January 2006
Author NASA, ESA, M. Robberto (Space Telescope Science Institute/ESA) and the Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team
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This image was selected as picture of the day on Wikimedia Commons for 6 February 2007. It was captioned as follows:

English: Orion Nebula taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
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English: This image was selected as a picture of the week on the Czech Wikipedia for 38th week, 2007.
Česky: Tento obrázek byl vybrán jako obrázek týdne na České Wikipedii pro 38. týden roku 2007.
Français : Cette image est sélectionnée en tant qu' image de la semaine sur la Wikipédia Tchèque pour la 38ème semaine de 2007.
Македонски: Оваа слика е избрана за слика на неделата на чешката Википедија за XXXVIII недела од 2007 година.
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