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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Astronomy Tuesday

Hey, where did all the stars go?

This frankly creepy image shows Barnard 68, a dark absorption nebula. These are clouds of dust and molecular gas which absorb the visible light emitted from background stars, creating the illusion of a hole in the skies.

Image Credit: FORS Team, 8.2-meter VLT Antu, ESO

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