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Messier 78 Nebula brings into focus a murky region of star formation. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope exposes the depths of this dusty nebula with its infrared vision, showing stellar infants that are lost behind dark clouds when viewed in visible light.

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A colony of hot, young stars is stirring up the cosmic scene in this new picture from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

A 800 anos-luz da constelação Orion, a gigante Nebulosa Cabeça da Bruxa é vista ao lado de estrelas que acabaram de nascer.

My personal fav! Witch Head Nebula In yet another image from the Orion constellation, the Spitzer Space Telescope reveals 12 new baby stars in the huge, dusty cloud known as the Witch Head Nebula.

Giant, dense molecular cloud NGC 7000 lies in the heart of an active star formation region. Ultraviolet radiation from close newly formed massive stars ionizes the ambient atomic hydrogen & causes it to glow redly.

Giant, dense molecular cloud NGC 7000 lies in the heart of an active star formation region. Credit: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope/Coelum via Barb Wagner.

The Orion Nebula

M the Orion Nebula. One of the most prominent emission nebulas visible to the naked eye and a good pair of binoculars

As of now, no one really knows when polaris was born. It was found in 1780 by William Herschel. Is is a relatively large star, about six times the size of our Sun.When a star is born, it first...

NASA, which calls this image “analogous to baby’s first ultrasound,” reveals an embryonic star is glowing, and it is not supposed to do so at this stage of development. Located 500 light-years from Earth, this region is known as R Corona Australis.

Have researchers discovered the sound of the stars?

Two extremely bright stars illuminate a greenish mist in deep space Canvas Art - Stocktrek Images x

Decouverte d'une galaxie : l'oeil de sauron par le télescope ...

Ring of Fire- image shows the central region of the spiral galaxy NGC The yellow blobs around the red ellipse are regions where star formation has recently occurred.

84 PHOTOS: That was SUPER COOL!  Not only was I able to see the "Hand of God" photo, but also 83 more cool photos of the universe! -- Carole Trese Swanson   SpaceShots: The best new 84 photos of our universe Slideshow!  Originally pinned by: Carole Trese Swanson  (1/21/2014)  Christian  (CTS)

SpaceShots: The best new 84 photos of our universe

The Hand of God. The hand was produced when a star exploded and ejected an enormous cloud of material, which NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array.