Baby stars in The Orion Nebula
Alexia.S and Samantha.G
Have you ever heard of the beautiful stars of The Orion Nebula? Those are part of one of many constellations you see at night.
*The Orion Nebula is the brightest part of the constellation.
*Orion It is about 1500 light years away.
* It is composed of glowing gas surrounding young stars. Wisps and sheets of gas.
*The rotation period is about 54 days.
*The stars formed in the galaxy in the Northern hemisphere.
*They formed in towering clouds of dust and gas.
*You might ask what are the baby stars? They are a group of stars that connect the Orion Nebula.
*Why are they important? They are part of a very important constellation that you can see from your bedroom using a telescope ( if you have one) from your window.
*they are smaller than other stars.
* In the Milky Way, South of Orion's belt.
* One of the brightest Nebulae.
* Easiest star pattern to find in the sky.
* It looks like belt (obviously)
* 11 stars in the tight central group and over 2000 new stars in the immediate neighborhood.
* There is a lot of dust.
* less than 1% of the gas has been turned into stars.
*The stars that make up the belt are about 8,000,000 years old and they are still forming today.
these stars are like a family they all connect to make a picture.