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Picture Album: Hubble Captures View of 'Mystic Mountain'

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Hubble Captures View of 'Mystic Mountain'
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Hubble's 20th anniversary image shows a mountain of dust and gas rising in the Carina Nebula. The top of a three-light-year tall pillar of cool hydrogen is being worn away by the radiation of nearby stars, while stars within the pillar unleash jets of gas that stream from the peaks.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio and the Hubble 20th Anniversary Team (STScI)

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