Herbig-Haro 46/47

The ESA recently released this photo of a pair of stars being born, a brilliant image of Herbig-Haro 46/47, near the Gum Nebula. Taken by the JWST, the protostars are located somewhere at the center of the pink and orange diffraction spikes in the photo. The orange cloud is matter ejected from the young stars, dust and gas repeatedly ingested and expelled by them over millennia.

Credits: Image: NASA, ESA, CSA. Image Processing: Joseph DePasquale (STScI)

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