Quantcast
Space Geyser
716 of 3977

Space Geyser

July 6, 2012
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a new image of Herbig-Haro 110, a geyser of hot gas flowing from a newborn star. HH 110 appears different from most other Herbig-Haro objects: in particular, it appears on its own while they usually come in pairs. Astronomers think it may be a continuation of another object called HH 270, after it has been deflected off a dense cloud of gas.

Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage team (STScI/AURA)


comments powered by Disqus