Atop a pillar of gas and dust three light-years tall, infant stars buried inside shoot towering peaks of gas, creating this fantastical image from inside the Carina Nebula, 7,500 light-years away in the southern constellation of Carina.
April 25, 2013 12:03 PM PDT
Photo by: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team
| Caption by: James Martin
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