Wallpaper: Carina Nebula Pillar

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Carina Nebula Pillar

About This Image

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

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