Carina Nebula Pillar

Carina Nebula Pillar

Download Options

Fast Facts
News release ID: STScI-2009-25
Release Date: Sep 9, 2009
Image Use: Copyright
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.

ABOUT PRINTSHOP IMAGES:
Each Printshop image has been adapted specifically for high-quality printing. Select the size of image you want to download. Then you can print the file from your own computer, or have an online photolab or photo store print it for you.

Some online photolabs or photo stores may ask whether this image is copyrighted, since they are not allowed to print copyrighted material. You can point them to our Copyright page. These Printshop images have no copyright restrictions.


Tags
Astronomical, Emission Nebulae, Hubble Telescope, Nebulae, Stellar Jets

Credits

NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team