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Mona Evans
Mona Evans • 27 weeks ago

"Celestial Impasto: Sh2–239" by Adam Block (USA). A dusty star-forming region in Taurus. The pink filaments show where emission from hot young stars excites hydrogen gas. And it really could be an expressionist painting. Mona Evans, "Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013" www.bellaonline.c...

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