Tuesday 15 May 2012
Space is beautiful
The white areas are where hot young stars are heating the gas and dust, and the central void is where cloud material has been cleared by the fierce pressure of stellar winds and light from better established stars, less visible in this infra-red image. It's just...beautiful.
I've made it as big as I can, but I can't do it justice. Please follow the link to the original at ESA. Image courtesy of ESA/.
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