Amazing telescopes produce hot space images

Ground-based telescopes continue to produce some of world's important space discoveries

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The star known as R Coronae Australis was imaged recently by the ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile. R Coronae Australis lies at the heart of a nearby star-forming region and is surrounded by a delicate bluish reflection nebula embedded in a huge dust cloud. According to researchers, the star sits in one of the nearest and most spectacular star-forming regions. This image shows a section of sky that spans roughly the width of the full moon.

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