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New Stars Being Formed in the Prawn Nebula

The Prawn Nebula

New Stars Being Formed: The Prawn Nebula

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to witness new stars being formed?  This image recently released by the European Southern Observatory, gives us a stunning new view of a stellar nursery.  Named the Prawn Nebula or IC 4628, this immense region of space is loaded with all the ingredients needed to form new stars – and it’s happening right before our very eyes!

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