August 31, 2011

Stellar jet HH 2

This video shows the evolution over time of Herbig-Haro object HH 2, a jet expelled from a newborn star in the constellation of Orion.

The video was made by stitching together observations of HH 2 made in 1994, 1997 and 2007.


NASA, ESA, P. Hartigan (Rice University), G. Bacon (STScI)

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