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Proplyds in Orion

H ere you see a pair of protoplanetary discs ('propyds' for short) forming inside the vast star factory known as the Orion Nebula. The Hubble Space Telescope actually photographed these objects, which will one day become stars and, perhaps, planetary systems.

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Name: Proplyds in Orion

Category: Stars & Nebulae

Medium: Photoshop

Date: 2003

Client: Personal

Tags: Orion disc formation protoplanetary