The caterpillar-shaped knot, called IRAS is a protostar in a very early evolutionary stage. It is still in the process of collecting material from an envelope of gas surrounding it. The object lies light-years away in the constellation Cygnus
DRESS-CODE: While our Army Ball In Louisiana is always White-Tie formal attire for spouses-I have heard of other units/states having different dress codes. Here is a chart if you are wondering what is acceptable to wear for a particular dress code.