Pillars of Gas

Pillars of Gas

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News release ID: STScI-2006-01
Release Date: Jan 11, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
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These dense, dark pillars of dust and gas are resisting erosion from intense ultraviolet light released by the Orion Nebula's biggest stars.


Tags
Astronomical, Emission Nebulae, Hubble Telescope, Nebulae

Credits

NASA,ESA, M. Robberto (Space Telescope Science Institute/ESA) and the Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team