NGC 281. The Pacman Nebula

Click on the image for a full resolution version   The dust/Neutral Hydrogen (HI) clouds are the place where many new stars are formed. The effect that these newborn stars have on the surrounding clouds is, mainly, twofold. Firstly, the stellar winds from the massive/hot stars pushes the gas/dust away and, where there is any … Continue reading NGC 281. The Pacman Nebula