- 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 Explanatory Supplement.
- 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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