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A Massive Star Formation W3OH
Image Credit: Chi-Hung Yan/CFHT
A Massive Star Formation W3OH
Massive stars are the most powerful lighting sources in our Galaxy. A new born massive star just reveling itself from molecular cloud. The hugh energy photons shined the nearby cloud so that it emits the red light. The solar wind from the star also clean out the dust. It looks like a blooming rose.
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