Soar through this cosmic landscape filled with bright nebulas, as well as runaway, massive and young stars.


The Stars of Cepheus

Seen by Spitzer

This image was taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, which sees the universe in infrared light.

Cepheus C

- Stars are starting to form in this dark vein of dust and gas.

V374 Ceph

- This is most likely a star surrounded by a disk of dark, dusty material.

Young Nebula

- New stars are illuminating this dense cloud of gas and dust.

Runaway star

- The star creates a shock wave as it plows through gas and dust.

Star Cluster

- Massive stars illuminate this dusty region.

Cepheus B

- This cluster of stars formed from the same clump of gas and dust.

Spitzer is managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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