W33A Accretion Disk
Credit: Gemini Observatory, artwork by Lynette Cook
Artist’s conception of W33A showing the accretion disk (yellow/orange), torus (dark ring around disk) and bi-polar outflow jets (blue) within the dense clouds of its stellar nursery.
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