The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) published a photo this week of a colorful collection of stars known as the Christmas Tree Cluster which was taken by its Spitzer infrared space telescope.

Located in the lower middle portion of the photo behind a thick layer of dust, shining pink and red young stars resemble the decorations of a Christmas tree.

“The newly revealed infant stars appear as pink and red specks toward the center and appear to have formed in regularly spaced intervals along linear structures in a configuration that resembles the spokes of a wheel or

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