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Jets from Young Stars (HH-47)

Jets from Young Stars (HH-47)

Depicts: HH-47
Copyright: J. Morse (STScI), and NASA Co-investigators: B. Reipurth (European Southern Observ.), S. Heathcote (Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observ.), P. Hartigan (Rice Univ.), J. Bally (Univ. of Colorado), R. Schwartz (Univ. of Missouri),J. Stone (Univ. of Maryland)

Resembling the vertebrae of an imaginary space alien, this one-half light-year long jet of gas has burst out of a dark cloud of gas and dust which hides the newly forming star located in the lower left corner of the image.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-Jun-2024 21:55 UT

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