W33A Accretion Disk

Artist’s conception of W33A showing the accretion disk (yellow/orange), torus (dark ring around disk) and bi-polar outflow jets (blue) within the dense clouds of its stellar nursery.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/Lynette Cook

About the Image

Id:gemini1003a
Type:Artwork
Release date:Jan. 27, 2010, 8 p.m.
Related releases:gemini1003
Size:3300 x 2550 px

About the Object

Name:W33A
Category:Stars

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