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  • Ten Interesting Facts About Orion

    The gaseous nature of the Orion Nebula was revealed in 1865 with the support of spectroscopy by William Huggins. On September 30, 1880, M42 was the very first nebula to be effectively photographed, by Henry Draper. Consequently, on March 14, 1882, Henry Draper obtained a second, much better, deeper, and a lot more detailed photograph […]