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Hot Young Stars Create a Bright Red Nebula | ESO Space Science HD

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More space news and info at: http://www.coconutsciencelab.com - Gum 41 is a cloud of hydrogen gas and newborn stars in the constellation of Centaurus. In the middle of this little-known nebula, brilliant hot young stars emit energetic radiation that causes the surrounding hydrogen to glow with a characteristic red hue. This view is from the Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. Please rate and comment, thanks! Credit: ESO, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), Hisayoshi Kato Music: movetwo