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Wednesday
Jul 23 2014
13:28 UTC

ESO's La Silla Observatory Reveals Beautiful Star Cluster Laboratory

Any human being knows the awe-inspiring wonder of a splash of stars against a dark backdrop. But it takes a skilled someone to truly appreciate a distant object viewed through an eyepiece. Your gut tightens as you realize that the tiny fuzzy blob is really thousands of light-years away. That wave of amazement is encouraged […]

Posted by Universe Today

Wednesday
Jul 23 2014
11:45 UTC

Lives and Deaths of Sibling Stars

... cluster NGC 3293 PR Video eso1422bA close-up look at the star cluster NGC 3293 In this striking new image from ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile young stars huddle together against a backdrop of clouds of glowing gas and lanes of dust. The star cluster, known

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Wednesday
Jul 09 2014
17:27 UTC

VLT Clears Up Dusty Mystery

... SN 2010jl PR Image eso1421cThe dwarf galaxy UGC 5189A, site of the supernova SN 2010jl (annotated) New observations reveal how stardust forms around a supernovaA group of astronomers has been able to follow stardust being made in real time during the aftermath of a supernova explosion. For the first time they show that these cosmic dust f

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Wednesday
Jul 02 2014
11:54 UTC

A Stellar Womb Shaped and Destroyed by its Ungrateful Offspring

... on Gum 15 PR Video eso1420bPanning across the star formation region Gum 15 The little-known cloud of cosmic gas and dust called Gum 15 is the birthplace and home of hot young stars. Beautiful and deadly, these stars mould the appearance of their mother nebula

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

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