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Jets from a young star, Herbig-Haro 24
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Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

This image shows an infant star in the Orion B molecular cloud complex blasting twin jets of material into space.

Facts of interest about the image

The Hubble Space Telescope observed Herbig-Haro 24 (HH 24) in near-infrared light, which penetrates some of the material surrounding the newly forming star and captures a view of its jets.

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