Star formation region NGC 896
August 3, 2008
The dark nebulae composed of gas and dust provide the raw material for the star formation process. After becoming free of their natural shroud, the most massive stars, blue and hot, emit radiations causing the red glow of the hydrogen gas.
Topics: Environment, Nebulae, Space plasmas, Stellar astronomy, hydrogen gas, Human Interest, Flame Nebula, Emission nebula, Hydrogen, Cosmic dust, Star, Star formation, Nebula