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Violent wind gusting around protostar

Violent wind gusting around protostar

Date: 01 June 2014
Satellite: Herschel
Copyright: ESA/ATG medialab

An illustration of the wind blown by a newborn star. When the energetic particles hit the surrounding material, they may collide with atoms that are present in the star's environment, break them apart and produce new elements.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
28-Feb-2024 05:38 UT

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