Hubble Sights Fireworks

“Resembling a Fourth of July skyrocket, Herbig-Haro 110 is a geyser of hot gas from a newborn star that splashes up against and ricochets off the dense core of a cloud of molecular hydrogen,” Hubble scientists said in a statement today (July 3). “Although the plumes of gas look like whiffs of smoke, they are actually billions of times less dense than the smoke from a July 4 firework.”

Read more here from livescience.

Have a happy fourth of July everyone!

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