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Three colour composite image from 9, 11, and 18 micrometre data


Three colour composite image of IC4954/4955 from 9 (blue), 11 (green), and 18 (red) micrometre data taken by the IRC onboard AKARI. The actual spatial scale is approximately 13x20 light years. Red circles indicate the positions of newly born stars.

Results: Star formation history revealed by AKARI wide-area survey observations – Star formation over three generations in the nebula IC4954/4955 in the constellation Vulpecula –