Gum 48d and HD 119796

Click on the image for a full resolution version Gum 48d is an HII region located in the constellation Centaurus and about 11500 light years away. Usually, HII regions are clouds where there is a very high rate of star formation. This was the case of Gum 48d too, but this cloud is already in … Continue reading Gum 48d and HD 119796