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Hubble image of N81, a region in the Small Magellanic Cloud where new stars are being born
Mohammad Heydari-Malayeri (Paris Observatory), and NASA / ESA
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Stellar Nursery N81

This cosmic gas cloud, known as N81, is located 200,000 light years away in another galaxy called the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC). This is a region of active star birth, and several young stars can be seen within the nebula.

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