Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 2 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (2 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Article Stats   No comments

Space Dust Tentacle Hides Baby Stars in New Photo

Quicklink submitted by Kyle McDermott     Permalink
Related Topic(s): , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

Become a Fan
  (8 fans)


A European telescope has spotted a vast tendril of cosmic dust reaching across a dense cloud in deep space. The huge, tentacle-like filament of dust is more than 10 light-years long and is anchored to the so-called Taurus molecular cloud, which is about 450 light-years from Earth in the constellation Taurus (the Bull). The cloud and filament are filled with newborn stars that are hidden from view by interstellar dust, according to an image description.

Read the rest of the story HERE:




The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments