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Supernovae Induced Accretion…A Star is Born,
Reblog from DanSpace77



Image Credit & Copyright: Travis Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, H. Schweiker/WIYN & NOAO/AURA/NSF

Been a very busy week for me so my apologies on the slow rate of content but that being said this is still my 300th post of 2014 which is a milestone for me and this blogging stuff for a single year.  Was hoping for one a day and there’s still time so we’ll see.  Thanks for all the love and support everyone, you rock!

Like a mother holding up her newborn for pictures, reflection nebula NGC 1555 has seemingly opened her hand, revealing newborn star T Tauri to show it off to the universe and to also let it see the universe for the first time.

Truthfully, all personification aside that’s not too far from reality. What’s happening is that T Tauri, the reddish star partially shrouded in gas and dust hasn’t yet accreted enough material…

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