Dec 11

Young star rebels against its parent cloud

Source: ESA/Hubble Photo Release heic1118

Hubble view of star-forming region S106. Image credits:NASA & ESA.

Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 has captured this image of a giant cloud of hydrogen gas illuminated by a bright young star. The image shows how violent the end stages of the star-formation process can be, with the young object shaking up its stellar nursery.(read more)

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