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)