Friday, April 28, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
  Total images: 9,296   Total comments: 32,310   
Login or Register to upload an image.
  A Star-Formation Laboratory

A Star-Formation Laboratory
Image credit: NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

Uploader comment: The dwarf galaxy NGC 4214 is ablaze with young stars and gas clouds. Located around 10 million light-years away in the constellation of Canes Venatici (The Hunting Dogs), the galaxy's close proximity, combined with the wide variety of evolutionary stages among the stars, make it an ideal laboratory to research the triggers of star formation and evolution.

   

 
Comments on this image:




Please Login or Register to post a comment.




Image information
Waspie_Dwarf
May 15, 2011, 2:32 am
Views:
Comments:
File size:
2851
0
329.09k
 
Recent news stories
Distant 'ice ball' exoplanet discovered
Posted 4-28-2017 | 2 comments
Scientists have announced the discovery of a freezing Earth-mass world 13,000 light years away.
 
DNA of prehistoric humans found in caves
Posted 4-28-2017 | 5 comments
Scientists have found a way to identify extinct species of human by analyzing the sediment inside caves.
 
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ