Space Photos of the Week: Watch It – This Star’s Bustin’ Out

Space Photos of the Week: Watch It – This Star’s Bustin’ Out
June 05 13:57 2016 Print This Article

(WIRED) – This young star is breaking out. Like a hatchling pecking through its shell, this particular stellar newborn is forcing its way out into the surrounding universe. The golden veil of light cloaks a young stellar object known only as IRAS 14568-6304. It is ejecting gas at supersonic speeds and eventually will have cleared a hole in the cloud, allowing it to be easily visible to the outside universe.

See additional images HERE