James Webb Space Telescope reveals the Orion Nebula

How do you know you’re looking at Orion’s belt? It’s just a waist of space.

Dad jokes aside, Orion is one of the best known and most studied constellations in the Milky Way. With its nearest stars located just a few hundred light-years from Earththe constellation is home to some of the largest and brightest stars in the sky (including the infamous red star Betelgeuse) and a thriving nursery of fiery, newborn stars ripe for studying.