View Full Version : Nearby Galaxy is Hotbed of Star Formation

2005-Sep-12, 12:43 PM
SUMMARY: The newest photo released from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the nearby dwarf galaxy NGC 1569, which is a hotbed of vigorous star birth activity. These stellar nurseries blow huge bubbles of gas and dust that riddle the structure of the galaxy. NGC 1569 is only 7 million light-years away, so astronomers can study the galaxy in great detail.

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