M42: New IR image, WIYN

[M42 in IR, WIYN]

The Orion Nebula seen with the infrared eyes of the WIYN High Resolution Infrared Camera (WHIRC) in the emission lines of HeI (1083 nm; blue), FeII (1644 nm; green), and H2 (2122 nm; red).

Credit:
D. Riebel (JHU), M. Meixner (STScI) and NOAO/AURA/NSF

http://www.noao.edu/image_gallery/html/im1055.html

SEDS M42 page:
http://messier.seds.org/m/m042.html

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