This image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, depicts a special class of star-forming nursery known as Free-floating Evaporating Gaseous Globules, or frEGGs for short. This object is formally known as J025157.5+600606.
When a massive new star starts to shine while still within the cool molecular gas cloud from which it formed, its energetic radiation can ionize the cloud’s hydrogen and create a large, hot bubble of ionized gas. Amazingly, located within this bubble of hot gas around a nearby massive star are the frEGGs: dark compact globules of dust and gas, some of which are giving birth to low-mass stars. The boundary between the cool, dusty frEGG and the hot gas bubble is seen as the glowing purple/blue edges in this fascinating image.
Text credit: ESA (European Space Agency) Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, R. Sahai
A roadie travels across North America with a punk band during the 1980s.
June 30. On demand
About Viena and the Fantomes
Original title: Viena and the FantomesYear: 2020Running time: 105 min.Country: United States United StatesDirector: Gerardo NaranjoScreenwriter: Gerardo NaranjoMusic:...