Cosmic Dust Feeds Star Formation in This Week’s Hubble Image | Digital Trends

71 Million light years away, stars are forming from cosmic dust

ESA/Hubble, NASA, L. Ho

This week’s Hubble image shows the beautiful rosy glow of a dusty spiral galaxy where stars are being born. The galaxy is called NGC 972, and it was discovered in 1784 by William Herschel. It is located in the constellation of Aries, 71 million light-years away from Earth.

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