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Aug 15, 2022

This stunning image shows a “golden swirl” of newly born stars in a distant galaxy

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The latest image from the ESO’s Very Large Telescope reveals a distant galaxy that is full of freshly created and highly energetic stars.

ESO has just released a new image of a distant galaxy full of baby stars.

The image is, frankly, breathtaking.

They have to glean more information on how stars actually form.

In a new image released by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), an extraordinarily high rate of star formation has been caught on camera by the Very Large Telescope. The baby stars, according to the ESO, are produced by dazzling, golden swirling clouds of gas, which are all shown in the stunning new image.

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The new galaxy, called NGC 4,303, often known as Messier 61, is a spiral galaxy and is 50 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation Virgo. One of the largest galaxies in the Virgo Cluster, a sizable collection of neighboring galaxies, is NGC 4303.

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