Month: June 2014

NASA: "Jet in Carina: WFC3 UVIS"

I HEART HUBBLE: Jet in Carina

“Jet in Carina: WFC3 UVIS”: A pillar of gas in the Carina Nebula is bathed in the light of hot, massive stars. Radiation and fast winds from the stars sculpt the pillar and cause new star formation within it. Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team Image and quoted text source: Hubblesite.org