Seeing Through a Dark Nebula

A  pair of young stars lie at the center of the prominent reddish diffraction spikes in this NIRcam image from JWST. Energetic jets of gas from HH (Herbig-Haro) 46/47 extend for over a light-year though a dark nebula that hides the stars when viewed with visible light. JWST’s infrared vision allows a deeper view.

Image Credit:NASA / ESA / CSA
Processing: Joseph DePasquale (STScI)

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