Astronomy Cast

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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Episode 46: Stellar Nurseries

July 23rd, 2007

Episode 46 of 460 episodes

We've discussed star formation in the past, but now we wanted to talk about the different kinds of stellar nurseries we see across the Universe. We know where our Sun came from because we can look out and see different stellar neighborhoods at every stage of development. It takes a village of gas and dust to raise a star.