MIND THE GAP Giant planets orbit between two dusty belts around the young star HD seen in this artist’s illustration, providing a glimpse of what our solar system might have looked like billion years ago.
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The colorful Eagle Nebula taken at the National Science Foundation's telescope on Kitt Peak. Located in the constellation of Serpens, the Serpent, the Eagle Nebula is a very luminous open cluster of stars surrounded by dust and gas.
The Infrared Visible Andromeda Image Credit: Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope Mayall Telescope (KPNO, NOAO), Digitized Sky Survey, Spitzer Space Telescope: Robert Gendler
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