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A cloud named Maggie: space streamer could birth new stars

False-colour image with a red dotted line showing the 'Maggie' filament

The dashed line shows the location of Maggie, a vast filament (artificially coloured) of hydrogen atoms that stretches some 1,200 parsecs, or nearly 4,000 light years. Credit: J. Syed/MPIA

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Nature 601, 168 (2022)



  1. Syed, J. et al. Astron. Astrophys. 657, A1 (2022).

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