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2005-12-22 12:15:00

The "Christmas Tree Cluster" has been seen sporting a shiny new decoration: an ornament made of newborn stars! But like a gift-wrapped package, these newborn stars are hiding behind thick branches of cosmic dust, only revealed in this spectacular new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.