Stars Are Born

Posted: 16 Mai 2012 in Astronomie, Stiinta, Stiri
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Image courtesy ESA/PACS/SPIRE, CEA/CNRS/INSU

The Cygnus-X stellar nursery stars in a „stunning” infrared picture released May 10 by the European Space Agency’s Herschel space observatory.

The chaotic jumble of dust and gas is an extremely active region of giant-star birth in the Cygnus constellation, some 4,500 light-years from Earth. (See another infrared picture of the Cygnus constellation.)

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