Can a gas cloud eat a galaxy?
It's not even close.
The odd looking "creature" in the center of the
above photo is a gas cloud known as a
This globule, however, has ruptured.
are typically characterized by
dusty heads and
These features cause cometary
to have visual similarities to comets,
but in reality they are very much different.
are frequently the birthplaces of stars,
and many show very young stars in their heads.
The reason for the rupture in the head of this
object is not completely known.
to the left of center is huge, very far in the distance, and only placed near
CG4 by chance superposition.