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The Hubble telescope discovered a star, armed with a "lightsaber"

Science news - Microform™ news holography 24.12.2015 at 20:41

Science news - Microform™ news holography

What you see in the picture is not the image of Darth Vader wielding a lightsaber. In this picture taken by space telescope Hubble Space Telescope, shows a very young star, still hiding in the clouds of gas and dust nebulae expelled into the surrounding space are two extremely saturated energy flow of high-temperature plasma. This star is part of the HH object 24, object Herbig-Haro (Herbig-Haro, HH) located on the removal of 1,350 light-years from Earth in the active region under the name of Orion B. the star of the HH 24 is a young star, which is indicated by the presence of a surrounding disk of hot matter, the so-called protoplanetary disk.