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Picture of the Day - Stellar jet in Carina

Published by Matt on Tue Dec 1, 2009 6:59 pm
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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.

A pillar of gas in the Carina Nebula is bathed in the light of hot, massive stars. Credit: NASA, ESA

A pillar of gas in the Carina Nebula is bathed in the light of hot, massive stars. Credit: NASA, ESA

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