Sunday, September 13, 2015
A gorgeous outer space lamp design from HightonRidley showing our universe in all its beauty. How would it look with your initials? Click to personalize and find out...
tagged with: mystic mountain, cnbigc, carina nebula, space sculpture, galaxies, night sky, universe, interstellar dust, awesome hubble images, star nurseries, astronomy pictures, swirling dust clouds, billowing interstellar gas clouds, stellar winds, amazing astronomy images, star forming activity, young hot stars
Galaxies, Stars and Nebulae series A beautiful space photograph featuring the 7500 light year distant Carina Nebula. This Hubble image shows rich, interstellar gas clouds feeding the formation of new stars. As a proto star forms, the gas clouds get dragged to its surface and some gets emitted as tight jets of material travelling at hundreds of miles per second. These in turn help sculpt the gas clouds into weird and grotesque shapes, some looking like strange worms, swimming through space.
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Image credit: NASA, the Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI) and ESA
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