Bok Globule and the Circle of Life

This picture shows a dense molecular gas cloud (Bok Globule) infront of a cluster of dying O-B and Wolf-Rayet stars. Those globules are believed to form the second generation of stars in the "suburbs" of HII-regions.

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NASA & ESA

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Name:Nikolaus Sulzenauer
Location:Vienna, Austria
Website:http://quarks.maynau.com/

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