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Hubble Peers into a Dusty Stellar Nursery

Nestled among the vast clouds of star-forming regions like this one lie potential clues about the formation of our own solar system. The image below is from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and features AFGL 5180, a beautiful stellar nursery located in the constellation of Gemini (the Twins).  At the center of the image, a massive star is ...

Troy Oakes

Hubble Telescope.