Monday, January 02, 2006

Mountains of Creation

The image composite compares an infrared image taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to a visible-light picture of the same region (inset) [. . .] The added detail in the Spitzer image reveals a dynamic region in the process of evolving and creating new stellar life.

JPL/NASA linked here.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/L. Allen (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)

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