Stellar jet HH 2

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This video shows the evolution over time of Herbig-Haro object HH 2, a jet expelled from a newborn star in the constellation of Orion.

The video was made by stitching together observations of HH 2 made in 1994, 1997 and 2007.


NASA, ESA, P. Hartigan (Rice University), G. Bacon (STScI)

About the Video

Release date:31 August 2011, 15:00
Related releases:heic1113

About the Object

Name:HH 2
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Young Stellar Object
• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Jet
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