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Galaxy Clusters, Blue Stars and Cosmic Explosions

Interstellar Dust Cloud

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Photo: ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech/STScI

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Interstellar Dust Cloud

This image snows the Small Magellanic Cloud galaxy in infrared light. A stream of dust extends to the left in this image, known as the galaxy's "wing," and a bar of star formation appears on the right.

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