|NGC 1333 is a region towards the constellation of Perseus that
harbors newly formed stars that are less than 1 million years old.
The density of gas and dust in this region is great enough to cause
many different effects of illumination and emission. On the left side
of this image the light of bright star is scattered and looks primarily
blue. Other stars barely make there presence known due to the enveloping
clouds of gas and dust. There are also several stellar outflows from
the baby stars in this image and regions where the gas is glowing strongly
red due to the copious amount of radiation some of these stars release.
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.|
Minimum credit line: Jay Lavine and Ali Huang/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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