See this star nursery shine in a stunning new infrared image


star cluster RCW 38
SINGING THE BLUES This image from the Very Large Telescope, taken while testing a new infrared telescope, shows infant stars (blue dots) surrounded by dust (red and orange) in star cluster RCW 38.

New tech is revealing how young stars have an outsized influence on their environment. In this image from the Very Large Telescope in Chile, hundreds of newborn stars sculpt and illuminate gas and dust in their stellar nursery.

Released July 11 by the European Southern Observatory, the image shows star cluster RCW 38, which is located about 5,500 light-years from Earth toward the constellation Vela, in infrared light. Bright young stars shine in…

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