<p>Many stars in the sparkling cluster NGC 1333 are less than two million years old—mere infants compared to other stars. This image combines X-ray, infrared, and visible light data, revealing a host of previously unknown stars.</p>

Galactic Sparklers

Many stars in the sparkling cluster NGC 1333 are less than two million years old—mere infants compared to other stars. This image combines X-ray, infrared, and visible light data, revealing a host of previously unknown stars.

Photograph by X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/S.Wolk et al; Optical: DSS & NOAO/AURA/NSF; Infrared: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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