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Vision of ‘early years’ of young solar system
Gas disc forming round SINGLE star
A 14-billion-mile-wide gas cloud is offering an incredible vision of the early years of a young solar system.
The star is 400 light years away from Earth, in the constellation Lupus, the wolf.
The young star, known as SAO 206462, is surrounded by a disc of gas 14billion miles across – and [...]