Star-forming region

Star-forming region

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Caption: Star-forming region. Infrared image of RCW 108, a star-forming region in the southern Milky Way. Stars are being born from dense clouds of gas and dust. The bright IRAS 16362-4845 emission nebula (lower right) is glowing due to the ionisation of hydrogen by ultraviolet radiation produced from its hot stars. The image is a composite taken by the New Technology Telescope at La Silla, Chile.

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Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, chile, cosmology, dust, emission, evolution, imagery, infrared image, interstellar gas, iras 16362-4845, la silla, milky way, nebula, nebulae, new technology telescope, ntt, rcw 108, rcw108, science, space, star birth, star formation, star-forming, starbirth, stars, stellar formation

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