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August 31, 2011 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2011-20

Hubble Movies Provide Unprecedented View of Supersonic Jets from Young Stars

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Video: HH 1 Video (Annotated)

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In this movie composed of Hubble images, the bow shocks are at the top of the jet as it grazes the edge of a dense gas cloud. New glowing knots of material also appear. These knots may represent gas from the cloud being swept up by the jet.

Credit: NASA, ESA, P. Hartigan (Rice University), and G. Bacon (STScI)

Selected still images from this video (click to enlarge):


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HH 47 Jet Video (Annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds
HH 47 Jet Video (Non-annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds
HH 47 Bow Shock Video (Annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds
HH 34 Jet Video (Non-annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds
HH 34 Jet Video (Annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds
HH 34 Jet (Non-annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds
HH 34 Bow Shock Video (Annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds
HH 2 Video (Annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds
HH 2 Video (Non-annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds
HH 1 Video (Annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds
HH 1 Video (Non-annotated) Running Time: 4 seconds