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Dark Cloud

Credit: ESO
Tuesday, May 5, 2015: A dark spot with trailing "tentacles" in the center of this image of space does not represent an empty place in the cosmos, but rather…Read More »

a blotch of thick dust between us and the stars behind it. The dust is part of a dark molecular cloud called LDN1774, a cold and dense area of dust and molecular gas. The origin of these clouds remains a mystery. Image released May 4, 2015.

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