Wide-field view of the star-forming region around the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47
This wide-field view shows a rich region of dust clouds and star formation in the southern constellation of Vela. Close to the centre of the picture the jets of the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47 can be seen emerging from a dark cloud in which infant stars are being born. This view was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.
Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2.
Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin