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July 15, 1986

Astronomers for the first time have observed a star in the process of being formed, the University of Arizona announced in Tucson. The embryonic star, one-tenth the size of the sun, was detected 520 light years from Earth in the constellation Ophiuchus, hidden in a galactic cloud of gas, by scientists using a radio telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory 50 miles west of Tucson.

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