The location of a monster embryonic star in the constellation of Norma

This chart shows the southern constellation of Norma (The Carpenter's Square). Most of the stars that can be seen in a dark sky with the unaided eye are marked. The location of the dark star-forming cloud SDC 335.579-0.292 is indicated with a red circle. Although the dark cloud cannot be seen visually there are many other brighter objects in this part of the sky, including the star cluster NGC 6134.

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ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Id:eso1331b
Type:Artwork
Release date:10 July 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1331
Size:3338 x 3330 px

About the Object

Name:SDC 335.579-0.292
Type:• Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
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