13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Stellar Nurseries in Sagittarius
This image shows several bright nebulae, concentrated around a relatively small area of the Milky Way, in the constellation of Sagittarius. These concentrations of hot gas and dust, is where stars are born, motivating the title. The long-exposure reveals the subtle structures of gas and dust interacting with bright and hot, young stars, in a beautiful cosmic choreography.
© Ignacio Diaz Bobillo.
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||Nov. 19, 2015, 3:03 p.m.