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Picture of the Day - Jet from a Young Star

Published by Matt on Thu Dec 2, 2010 3:19 pm via: Hubble ESA
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This view of a three trillion mile-long jet called HH-47 reveals a very complicated jet pattern that indicates the star (hidden inside a dust cloud near the left edge of the image) might be wobbling, possibly caused by the gravitational pull of a companion star.

Jet from a Young Star (HH-47). Credit: J. Morse/STScI, and NASA/ESA

Jet from a Young Star (HH-47). Credit: J. Morse/STScI, and NASA/ESA

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