Spooky shadows emerge against a glittering sea of stars (image)

The Small Sagittarius Star Cloud has nurseries filled with goblins. 

That sounds like an “Addams Family” plotline. But it’s the result of murky clouds of dust that block starlight from farther away. In a new image from the European Space Observatory (ESO), dense star-making regions produce haunting shadows in space in the constellation Sagittarius.

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