View Full Version : Spitzer Reveals Hidden Massive Stars

2005-Sep-11, 04:44 AM
SUMMARY: The latest image released from the Spitzer Space Telescope shows an incredible stellar nursery which is so enshrouded in dust that no visible light escapes it. This region, called DR21, is a nest of giant newborn stars located about 10,000 light-years away in the Cygnus constellation of our Milky Way galaxy. Previous observations in visible and radio wavelengths indicated that something hidden was producing incredibly powerful jets of material, but nothing more was known until now.

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