Saturday, January 20, 2007

New stars shed light on the past

New stars shed light on the past (1/8/07)
A new image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows N90, one of the star-forming regions in the Small Magellanic Cloud. The rich populations of infant stars found here enable astronomers to examine star forming processes in an environment that is very different from that in our own Milky Way.

N90 – Click for 1280×1249 image


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