Fulldome clip of emission nebula

This fulldome video is of an emission nebula in the star-forming region Sh 2-106, found in the constellation Cygnus. A massive young star at the centre of the scene is responsible, in its tempestuous youth, for the wonderful, bipolar structure of dust and gas.

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Credit:

NASA & ESA

About the Video

Id:heic1118b_fd
Release date:15 December 2011, 15:00
Related releases:heic1118
Duration:56 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:S106 IR, Sh 2-106
Type:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Young Stellar Object
Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Category:Nebulae

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