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Baby stars are forming near the rim of this cosmic cloud in the constellation of Perseus, as seen in this infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. SAO astronomers completed a census of the cloud, and find a new population of very young stars, shown as reddish-pink dots to the top-right of the image.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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