Cl* 1806-20 is a heavily obscured star cluster on the far side of the Milky Way Galaxy, approximately 50,000 light years distant.
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An H II region is a large, low-density cloud of partially ionized gas in which star formation has recently taken place.
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LBV 1806-20 is a candidate luminous blue variable (LBV) and likely binary star located nearly 40,000 light-years from the Sun, towards the center of the Milky Way.
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Luminous blue variables (LBVs) are massive evolved stars that show unpredictable and sometimes dramatic variations in both their spectra and their brightness.
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A magnetar is a type of neutron star with an extremely powerful magnetic field.
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The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System.
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A molecular cloud, sometimes called a stellar nursery (if star formation is occurring within), is a type of interstellar cloud, the density and size of which permit the formation of molecules, most commonly molecular hydrogen (H2).
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A soft gamma repeater (SGR) is an astronomical object which emits large bursts of gamma-rays and X-rays at irregular intervals.
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The W31 was an American nuclear warhead used for two US missiles and as an atomic demolition munition.
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Westerhout 31, also known as W31 is a complex of star formation regions of the Milky Way located in the constellation of Sagittarius.
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