Subaru-HiCIAO Spots Young Stars Surreptitiously Gluttonizing Their Birth Clouds
Circumstellar structures revealed by Subaru-HiCIAO. The scale bars are shown in AUs (astronomical units). One AU is the average distance from the sun to the earth. The gas and dust surrounding baby stars (their food) are significantly more extended than our solar system. Here we show the first observations of such complex structures around active young stars. Figure without the labels is linked here. (Credit: Science Advances, H. B. Liu.)
From Subaru telescope RP.