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Trapezium


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A multiple star 1350 l.y. away at the heart of the Orion Nebula, also known as Theta1 Orionis. The Trapezium consists of four main stars, magnitudes 5.1, 6.7, 6.7, and 8.0. There are additional fainter stars, forming a loose cluster born from the gas of the Orion Nebula.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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