April 24, 2010

Hubble Zooms in on the Carina Nebula

This is a zoom into the Carina Nebula, where thousands of stars are born from primeval gas and dust. The zoom sequence centers on a giant tower of cool hydrogen. Stars are forming inside this incubator and fire off jets of material. Credit: NASA and G. Bacon (STScI)

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