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Thackeray's Globules in the Star-Forming Region IC 2944 Space Wallpaper

Thackeray's Globules in the Star-Forming Region IC 2944
Dark clouds of dust, called globules, are silhouetted against nearby, bright stars. Little is known about the globules, except that they are generally associated with areas of star formation. (Image credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA))

Dark clouds of dust, called globules, are silhouetted against nearby, bright stars in this space wallpaper. Little is known about the globules, except that they are generally associated with areas of star formation.

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