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Star Clusters

A Star Nursery

Figure 06-07b is an image of NGC 346 (in the Small Magellanic Cloud) with multi-wavelength combining infrared (red from cold dust), visible (green from glowing gas), and X-ray (blue from hot gas) - taking by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, the European Southern Observatory's New Technology Telescope, and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton orbiting X-Ray telescope, respectively.

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