Gary Imm

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A backyard amateur astrophotographer enjoying retirement with my wife on beautiful Lake Livingston in Onalaska, Texas, about 90 minutes north of Houston.

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Bok globules, first observed by astronomer Bart Bok in the 1940s, are small dark nebulae. Star formation is believed to be ongoing within these cold and dense nebulae. A typical Bok globule contains about 10 solar masses of material in a region about one light-year across.