View Full Version : Herschel Telescope Peers into the Glow of Cygnus X

2012-May-10, 04:10 PM
In infrared, Cygnus-X is a glowing star nursery, and the Herschel space observatory has captured this beautiful new view showing an extremely active region of big-baby stars. It is located about 4,500 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Cygnus, the Swan. The image highlights the unique capabilities of Herschel to probe the birth of [...]

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