Newborn star's colourful glowing 'jets' captured by telescope
Last Updated: Aug. 20, 2013
The European Southern Observatory has released photos of glowing "jets" of radiation being emitted from a newborn star.
In the first photo, "the orange and green, lower right, of the newborn star reveal a large energetic jet moving away from the Earth," wrote the Associated Press, which distributed the image. The pink and purple jets seen to the left are moving towards Earth.
The second photo depicts the pink and purple jets moving towards Earth.
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