View Full Version : A Twist on the "Trunk" - IC1396 and Van den Berg 142 by Takayuki Yoshida

2009-Jan-22, 07:00 PM
Out in the reaches of the constellation of Cepheus some 2400 light years from Earth, a cloud of hydrogen gas and dust harbors young star cluster IC 1396. The radiation from these newborn stars emit their light upon the scene… shedding infrared light through a 20 light year wide corridor known as the "Elephant's Trunk"… [...]

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