View Full Version : Young Stars in a Blanket of Gas and Dust

2008-Feb-12, 10:10 PM
It's time for another pretty picture. This time you're looking at an image of the Rho Ophiuchi dark cloud, captured by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. It's one of the closest star-forming regions to the Earth, located a mere 407 light-years away.

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