Wallpaper: Massive Infant Stars Carve Holes

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Massive Infant Stars Carve Holes

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Intense radiation from newly born, ultra-bright stars in nebula N83B, also known as NGC 1748, carve out a large cavity in the gas surrounding them. The "bubble" of vanished gas is 25 light years in diameter.

Credit: NASA, ESA, Mohammad Heydari-Malayeri (Observatoire de Paris, France)

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