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March 17, 2014 05:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2014-18

Hubble Celebrates Its 24th Anniversary with an Infrared Look at a Nearby Star Factory

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Video: Zoom into NGC 2174

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This video zooms in on a collection of pillars along the edge of the star-forming region NGC 2174. The sequence begins with a view of the night sky near the constellation of Gemini and Orion. It then zooms through observations from the Digitized Sky Survey 2, and ends with a view of NGC 2174 obtained by Hubble.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Acknowledgment: A. Fujii, the Digitized Sky Survey 2, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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Zoom into NGC 2174 Running Time: 28 seconds