Young stars emerge from Orion's head

Young stars emerge from Orion's head

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Caption: This image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows infant stars ''hatching'' in the head of the hunter constellation, Orion. Astronomers suspect that shockwaves from a supernova explosion in Orion's head, nearly three million years ago, may have initiated.

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Keywords: astronomy, barnard 30, constellation, cosmology, evolution, nebula, orion, science, space, spitzer space telescope, star birth, star-forming region, starbirth, stars, stellar formation, super nova, telescope image, telescope imagery

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