Infant Stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud

Infant Stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud

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News release ID: STScI-2005-04
Release Date: Jan 12, 2005
Image Use: Copyright
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The Small Magellanic Cloud is a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. It contains this group of baby stars that are still forming from collapsing gas clouds and have not yet ignited their hydrogen fuel.

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Tags
Astronomical, Emission Nebulae, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Magellanic Clouds, Nebulae, Open Clusters, Star Clusters

Credits

NASA, ESA, and A. Nota (STScI/ESA)