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Gas Plume From a Newborn Star

Gas Plume From a Newborn Star

Date: 15 December 1992
Satellite: Hubble
Depicts: Newborn Star
Copyright: NASA/ESA, C.R. O'Dell (Rice University)

A NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope picture of a hypersonic shock wave (lower right) of material moving at 148 000 miles per hour in the Orion Nebula, a star-forming region 1500 light-years away.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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