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Spectacular view of Cat's Paw Nebula

2010-04-22 06:32:34 GMT2010-04-22 14:32:34 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

This new image of the Cat’s Paw Nebula reveals new details laid bare by the near-infrared imaging of the VISTA (Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. The Cat's Paw Nebula, NGC 6334, is a huge stellar nursery, the birthplace of hundreds of massive stars in our galaxy.(Photo: tech.sina.com.cn)

This new image of the Cat’s Paw Nebula reveals new details laid bare by the near-infrared imaging of the VISTA (Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. (Photo: tech.sina.com.cn)

This new image of the Cat’s Paw Nebula reveals new details laid bare by the near-infrared imaging of the VISTA (Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. The Cat's Paw Nebula, NGC 6334, is a huge stellar nursery, the birthplace of hundreds of massive stars in our galaxy.

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