Double trouble: We’re treating ourselves to not just one, but two views of a pair of binary stars called Cepheus C and Cepheus B, surrounded by a massive nebula. The clouds of gas and dust that surround stars like these are usually hotbeds for young stars. Because of that activity, a lot of forceful radiation emanates from these nascent fireballs and blows away a lot of the surrounding material in what looks like a windstorm — blowing for the length of many light years.Want to keep cruising around space with the top down? Ride out WIRED’s full space gallery of photos here .
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