A Star is Born

How Stars Are Formed

Star formation in the Eagle Nebula as seen with the Hubble Space Telescope.

Take a virtual tour though the life of a young star.

Start Here:
In the Beginning

  • In the Beginning: Dark Clouds as Stellar Nurseries

  • The Collapse: Protostellar Formation

  • Behind the Veil: Protostars

  • Out of the Darkness: Classical T Tauri Stars

  • From Disks to Planets: Weak-lined T Tauri Stars

  • Childhood's End: The Main Sequence

  • Return to Lee's Pages