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Trifid Nebula: A Massive Star Factory

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Credit: ScienceDaily.com
Original Link: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/08/090826073442.htm
Photo Caption: The massive star factory known as the Trifid Nebula was captured in all its glory with the Wide-Field Imager camera attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory in northern Chile. So named for the dark dust bands that trisect its glowing heart, the Trifid Nebula is a rare combination of three nebulae types that reveal the fury of freshly formed stars and point to more star birth in the future. The field of view of the image is approximately 13 x 17 arcminutes. (Credit: ESO)
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ScienceDaily (Aug. 26, 2009) — A new image of the Trifid Nebula, shows just why it is a firm favorite of astronomers, amateur and professional alike. This massive star factory is so named for the dark

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Added: Aug-27-2009 Occurred On: Aug-27-2009
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  • Did God do this?...............(with his fucking tub of playdough!)

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