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Better wear your shades. The celestial critter in the new Hubble telescope photo is actually a cloud of gas stretching one light-year (10 trillion kilometers) a

The celestial critter in the new Hubble telescope photo is actually a cloud of gas stretching one light-year (10 trillion kilometers) across, scientists say. This cloud is in the process of collapsing down under its own gravity to give birth to a star — but it's a race against time, because the established bright stars in its vicinity are fighting this process.

The Hubble : yope has spotted Cl 6 decillion-. ,
9. 66 trillion km) "cosmic: caterpillar" that
could one day look like our" own sun.
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User avatar #5 - bloodbathmcbullet (09/04/2013) [+] (1 reply)
One day, it will turn into a beautiful space butterfly
Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ long live the glorious space butterfly
#1 - gerno (09/03/2013) [+] (3 replies)
ITS A GIANT INTERSTELLAR PENIS.
User avatar #16 - RoyalNightmare (09/04/2013) [+] (1 reply)
So, I'm just gonna go ahead and call dibs on using "Cosmic Caterpillar" as a Progessive Metal band name.
User avatar #14 - xxgrrxx (09/04/2013) [-]
Will it become a butterfly?
User avatar #17 - thorsragnarok (09/04/2013) [-]
But can it see why kids love the taste of cinnamon toast crunch? im not even ******* sorry
User avatar #13 - huffe (09/04/2013) [-]
hellstar remina
User avatar #11 - tonymorales (09/04/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Odds are that it's already one, since it's far away
#9 - effthree (09/04/2013) [-]
Holy **** , the ******* Doomsday Machine!
#8 - serotonin (09/04/2013) [-]
**serotonin rolled a random image posted in comment #3686711 at Friendly **
User avatar #7 - themastertroller (09/04/2013) [-]
6 trillion miles is about one light year anyways
#4 - anonymous (09/04/2013) [-]
What organization measures extreme distances in miles or Km?
When talking about the universe people use light years.

If my math is correct, that "cosmic caterpillar" is only 1 light year long...
The observable universe is ~27.4 billion light years wide.

This fact may seem cool, but in reality it is pretty boring.
User avatar #3 - symmiie ONLINE (09/04/2013) [-]
Damn nature, you scary!
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