The Many Colors of Star Birth

Gemini optical (left) and Subaru near-infrared (right) images of Sharpless 2-106. Comparison of these images reveal the various features visible by studying regions of gas and dust in different regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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Gemini Image - Gemini Observatory/AURA Subaru Image - Copyright Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan. All rights reserved.

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Id:gemini1004b
Type:Collage
Release date:Feb. 11, 2010, 8 p.m.
Related releases:gemini1004
Size:2982 x 1566 px

About the Object

Category:Nebulae

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