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Hubble image of Herbig-Haro object HH 110

Date: 03 July 2012
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: HH 110
Copyright: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage team (STScI/AURA)

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a new image of Herbig-Haro 110, a geyser of hot gas flowing from a newborn star. HH 110 appears different from most other Herbig-Haro objects: in particular, it appears on its own while they usually come in pairs. Astronomers think it may be a continuation of another object called HH 270, after it has been deflected off a dense cloud of gas.

Last Update: 03 July 2012

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