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Pretty Picture of the Week: NGC 3603 - Universe Today
[/caption] This magnificent image of the giant stellar nursery surrounding NGC 3603 was taken by the Very Large Telescope at Cerro Paranal, Chile. This nebula is a starburst region, a huge star-making factory where stars form frantically from the nebula’s billowing clouds of gas and dust. It is located 22,000 light-years away from the Sun, … Continue reading "Pretty Picture of the Week: NGC 3603"