The cosmic "ice sculptures" of the Carina Nebula. Scientists are still trying to explain the ice sculptures. This picture may be a photo shopped rendering of the ice pillars because it is much more detailed than photos currently on Hubble's site. A nebula from Latin: "cloud"is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. Originally, nebula was a name for any diffuse astronomical object, including galaxies beyond the Milky Way.
Mind-boggling images from 25 years of the Hubble Telescope
Star birth in the Carina Nebula. The Carina Nebula is a star-forming region in the Sagittarius-Carina arm of the Milky Way that is 7,500 light years from Earth and the Chandra X-Ray Observatory has detected more than 14,000 stars in the region.
Structure of 'Baby Milky Way' Galaxy Seen for the First Time
Structure of 'Baby Milky Way' Galaxy Seen for the First Time by Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com Contributor | February 03, 2014 | LiveScience Jorgenson and her team used the Keck Telescope in Hawaii to obtain the first spatially resolved images of these young, normal galaxies. - #Galaxy #MilkyWay