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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

LRLL 54361 Seen by Spitzer and Hubble Telescopes

Caption: NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have teamed up to uncover a mysterious infant star that behaves like a police strobe light.

Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Muzerolle (STScI), E. Furlan (NOAO and Caltech), K. Flaherty (Univ. of Ariz./Steward Observatory), Z. Balog (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy), and R. Gutermuth (Univ. Mass. Amherst) Image acknowledgment: R. Hurt (Caltech/Spitzer Science Center)

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