AGB Star
Image may be cropped. Click to view. AGB Star
Researchers from the University of Sheffield and Imperial College have discovered and old, evolved star interloping through a youn star-forming region (centre right). Astronomers previously thought that evolved stars cannot encounter young stars ad their planetary systems. The research has shown that enrichment from these retired stars could be a more viable way of heating the early Earth. Illustration created for a press release by the University of Sheffield.

Title: AGB Star

Category: Stars & Nebulae

Date: Jul 2023

Client: University of Sheffield

Medium: Photoshop

Keywords: Adobe Photoshop AGB star dust enrichment gas clouds HII region Imperial College London nebulae press release proplyd protoplantetary disc star formation stars University of Sheffield

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