OIR Research: Star Formation

The Spitzer Space Telescope is providing astronomers with an unprecedented view of the birth of stars in our Galaxy. Using the Spitzer's IRAC instrument, developed at Cfa, we can probe deep inside of the gas and dust that enshrouds stellar nurseries.


Lori Allen, Giovanni Fazio, Elaine Winston, Xavier Koenig, Luis Gonzalez, Joseph Hora


The Orion Nebula, as seen by the IRAC camera at 3.6, 4.5, 5.8 and 8 microns.


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