Thackeray's Globules in the Star-Forming Region IC 2944

Thackeray's Globules in the Star-Forming Region IC 2944

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Dark clouds of dust, called globules, are silhouetted against nearby, bright stars. Little is known about the globules, except that they are generally associated with areas of star formation.

Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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