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Picture of the Day - Nebula in Serpens

Published by Matt on Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:55 pm via: ESO
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This image shows a close-up view of detector 1 of HAWK-I. Despite a total exposure time of only 1 minute in each of three infrared filters, the image shows great detail in this million-year old region, revealing red young stars, reflection nebulae and dark clouds of gas and dust very clearly.

Nebula in Serpens. Credit: ESO

Nebula in Serpens. Credit: ESO

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