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Before & After: Pleiades in and out of infrared

Before & After: Pleiades in and out of infrared
Before & After: Pleiades in and out of infrared

NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / STScI / AURA / Judy Schmidt

Before & After: Pleiades in and out of infrared
Seen in visible light (in a small windowed overlay from the Digitized Sky Survey), the Pleiades appear relatively isolated. To the infrared vision of WISE, they are enveloped within an expansive shroud of dust.

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