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Young Stars in Their Baby Blanket of Dust

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Harvard-Smithsonian CfA2008-02-11

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Newborn stars peek out from beneath their natal blanket of dust in this dynamic image of the Rho Ophiuchi dark cloud from NASA Spitzer Space Telescope. This nebula is about 407 light years away from Earth.

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  • Title: Young Stars in Their Baby Blanket of Dust
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Harvard-Smithsonian CfA
  • Date Created: 2008-02-11
  • Rights: JPL

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