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  A Nearby Stellar Cradle

A Nearby Stellar Cradle
Image credit: NASA

Uploader comment: The Milky Way and other galaxies in the universe harbor many young star clusters and associations that each contain hundreds to thousands of hot, massive, young stars known as O and B stars. The star cluster Cygnus OB2 contains more than 60 O-type stars and about a thousand B-type stars.

   

 
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