Time-lapse of HH 2 Jets

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Duration: 4 seconds

With images taken by Hubble in 1994, 1997, and 2007, this movie shows how the clumpy gas in the jets is moving at different speeds. When fast-moving blobs "rear-end" slower gas, bow shocks arise as the material heats up.

Bow Shocks, Emission Nebulas, HD Video, Nebulas, Scientific Visualizations, Stars, Stellar Jets


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

Publication: August 31, 2011

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