Hubble Telescope Sees Celestial Fireworks for Fourth of July

Hubble Telescope Sees Celestial Fireworks for Fourth of July

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A spectacular new picture from the Hubble Space Telescope has captured a cosmic fireworks display in deep space: a geyser of gas fired off from a baby star. The celestial display is the result of Herbig-Haro 110, a gas jet erupting from a distant star and bouncing off of a nearby dust cloud. NASA scientists likened the impressive celestial jet to the skyrockets launched each year in the United States to mark the Independence Day holiday, 2012.

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