Movies Hubble Shoots stellar jets

With its bid accepted first aglider wrote A number of different scientific publications report a recent announcement by NASA and Hubblesite.org Quoting:. A team of scientists [led by astronomer Patrick Hartigan Rice] collected enough high resolution images of the Hubble Space Telescope during a period of 14 years to assemble time-lapse movies of three powerful jets ejected from young stars. The jets, a by-product of accretion of gas around new star formation, pull off at supersonic speeds in opposite directions through space. The report is also accompanied by a number of photos and, of course, amazing short films. The scientific study complete, which dates back to 20/07/2011 was published in the Astrophysical Journal (subscription required) but is also available on the website of the ESA Space Telescope (PDF).

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