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CLUSTERS MUSTER   Using data from the VISTA infrared survey telescope at the European  Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile, an international  team of astronomers has discovered 96 new open clusters hidden by the  dust in the Milky Way. Thirty of the clusters are shown in this mosaic. More via MSNBC.  (Photo: ESO via MSNBC.com)

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CLUSTERS MUSTER   Using data from the VISTA infrared survey telescope at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile, an international team of astronomers has discovered 96 new open clusters hidden by the dust in the Milky Way. Thirty of the clusters are shown in this mosaic. More via MSNBC.  (Photo: ESO via MSNBC.com)

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rbkhltsclw:

Hubble’s 20th anniversary image shows a mountain of dust and gas rising in the Carina Nebula. The top of a three-light-year tall pillar of cool hydrogen is being worn away by the radiation of nearby stars, while stars within the pillar unleash jets of gas that stream from the peaks.
Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio and the Hubble 20th Anniversary Team

rbkhltsclw:

Hubble’s 20th anniversary image shows a mountain of dust and gas rising in the Carina Nebula. The top of a three-light-year tall pillar of cool hydrogen is being worn away by the radiation of nearby stars, while stars within the pillar unleash jets of gas that stream from the peaks.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio and the Hubble 20th Anniversary Team

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inothernews:

CLUSTERS MUSTER   Using data from the VISTA infrared survey telescope at the European  Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile, an international  team of astronomers has discovered 96 new open clusters hidden by the  dust in the Milky Way. Thirty of the clusters are shown in this mosaic. More via MSNBC.  (Photo: ESO via MSNBC.com)
3 years ago
#astronomy 
rbkhltsclw:

Hubble’s 20th anniversary image shows a mountain of dust and gas rising in the Carina Nebula. The top of a three-light-year tall pillar of cool hydrogen is being worn away by the radiation of nearby stars, while stars within the pillar unleash jets of gas that stream from the peaks.
Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio and the Hubble 20th Anniversary Team
3 years ago
#astronomy #NASA