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Spitzer Catches Star Cooking Up Comet Crystals
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Spitzer Catches Star Cooking Up Comet Crystals

May 14, 2009
The image shows a young sun-like star encircled by its planet-forming disk of gas and dust. The silicate that makes up most of the dust would have begun as non-crystallized, amorphous particles.


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