- The planetarium (optical) image
was produced by R.J. Maddalena from the SkyMap
- The infrared image was
generated from FITS files created by the SkyView
survey analysis system from data produced by the IRAS satellite as
produced by NASA IPAC/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Copyright - Public
domain. Reference - Wheelock, et al, 1991, IRAS Sky Survey Atlas
- The molecular image was
produced by the 1.2m Columbia University mm-wave radio telescope.
Copyright - Public Domain. Reference - Maddalena , Morris, Thaddeus,
and Moscowitz, 1986, Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 303, pp. 375-391.
- The cm-wave (atomic hydrogen) image was
produced by R. J. Maddalena from data taken with the NRAO 43-m
telescope. Copyright - Ronald J. Maddalena 1998.
- The m-wave (ionized gas) image
was produced from FITS files created by the SkyView
survey analysis system from data produced by the Stockert 25-m radio
telescope, Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy.
Copyright - Public domain . Reference - Reich and Reich, 1986,
Astronomy and Astrophysics S63, 205.
- The "Mythological" image of
Orion comes from Elijah H. Burritt's "Geography of the Heavens" which
first appeared in 1835.
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