W48 Laboratory of massive stars


This image shows the broader region W48 around the supernova remnant W44 (SNR W44). It is considered as a laboratory of massive stars from their infancy (within this red filament) to HII regions (blue bubbles) and SNR.

Credits: ESA/PACS & SPIRE Consortium, Frédérique Motte, Laboratoire AIM Paris-Saclay, CEA/IRFU - CNRS/INSU - Uni. Paris Diderot, HOBYS Key Programme Consortia


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