IC5146 Interstellar Cloud

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Dense filaments of gas shine in the IC5146 interstellar cloud, in an infrared photo from ESA's Herschel space observatory.

Credit: ESA/Herschel/SPIRE/PACS/D. Arzoumanian (CEA Saclay) for the “Gould Belt survey” Key Programme Consortium

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