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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Evaporating Blobs of the Carina Nebula (Apr 23 2012) Image Credit: ESA/Hubble, NASA No, they are not alive -- but they are dying. The unusual blobs found in the Carina nebula, some of which are seen floating on the upper right, might best be described as evaporating. Energetic light and winds from nearby stars are breaking apart the dark dust grains that make the iconic forms opaque. Ironically the blobs, otherwise known as dark molecular clouds (...) #astronomy

Evaporating Blobs of the Carina Nebula (Apr 23 2012) Image Credit: ESA/Hubble, NASA No, they are not alive -- but they are dying. The unusual blobs found in the Carina nebula, some of which are seen floating on the upper right, might best be described as evaporating. Energetic light and winds from nearby stars are breaking apart the dark dust grains that make the iconic forms opaque. Ironically the blobs, otherwise known as dark molecular clouds (...) #astronomy
Evaporating Blobs of the Carina Nebula (Apr 23 2012) Image Credit: ESA/Hubble, NASA No, they are not alive -- but they are dying. The unusual blobs found in the Carina nebula, some of which are seen floating on the upper right, might best be described as evaporating. Energetic light and winds from nearby stars are breaking apart the dark dust grains that make the iconic forms opaque. Ironically the blobs, otherwise known as dark molecular clouds (...) #astronomy
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Gas, Dust & Stars
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