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FORCAST W40 Infrared Image
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FORCAST W40 Infrared Image

January 4, 2013
This mid-infrared image of the W40 star-forming region of the Milky Way galaxy was captured recently by the FORCAST instrument on the 100-inch telescope aboard the SOFIA flying observatory. NASA / FORCAST image May 18, 2011