File:The star formation region NGC 6559.jpg

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English: The Danish 1.54-metre telescope located at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has captured a striking image of NGC 6559, an object that showcases the anarchy that reigns when stars form inside an interstellar cloud. This region of sky includes glowing red clouds of mostly hydrogen gas, blue regions where starlight is being reflected from tiny particles of dust and also dark regions where the dust is thick and opaque.
Español: El Telescopio Danés de 1,54 metros ubicado en el Observatorio La Silla de ESO, en Chile, ha captado una sorprendente imagen de NGC 6559, un objeto que muestra la anarquía reinante en el interior de una nube interestelar cuando se forman estrellas. Esta región del cielo incluye brillantes nubes rojas casi compuestas en su totalidad de gas de hidrógeno, regiones azules en las que la luz de las estrellas es reflejada por las diminutas partículas de polvo y también regiones oscuras donde el polvo es grueso y opaco.
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