Braços fantasma são vistos nesta imagem composta do NGC 4258 do Observatorio de raios-X Chandra da NASA, NSF Karl Jansky Very Large Array, o Telescópio Espacial Hubble da NASA e do Telescópio Espacial Spitzer.
Zeta Ophiuchus, a massive star plowing through the gas and dust floating in space. Zeta Oph is a bruiser, with 20 times the Sun’s mass. It’s an incredibly luminous star, blasting out light at a rate 80,000 times higher than the Sun! Even at its distance of 400 light years or so, it should be one of the brightest stars in the sky … yet it actually appears relatively dim to the eye.