Stellar Nurseries

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I love looking at pictures of nebulae. What goes on in there?

Stellar Nurseries

Pictures of nebulae are beautiful to look at with all their pinks and purples and swirling trails of brightness. But these gaseous clouds serve a larger purpose: the creation of stars. New stars are being formed from that swirling matter, some 100,000 to one million stars within a ten light-year radius.

   

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