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ALMA Reveals Inner Web of Stellar Nursery

7 Mar 2018, 11:00 UTC
ALMA Reveals Inner Web of Stellar Nursery ESO/H. Drass/ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/A. Hacar

New data from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and other telescopes have been used to create this stunning image showing a web of filaments in the Orion Nebula. These features appear red-hot and fiery in this dramatic picture, but in reality are so cold that astronomers must use telescopes like ALMA to observe them.

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