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Jet in Carina Nebula
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This image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the tip of a huge pillar of star birth in a turbulent stellar nursery called the Carina Nebula. Nestled inside this dense structure are fledgling stars. The stars cannot be seen in this image because they are hidden by a wall of gas and dust. Although the infant stars are invisible, one of them is providing evidence for its existence. Thin puffs of material can be seen traveling to the left and to the right of a dark notch in the center of the pillar. The matter is part of a jet produced by a young star. Learn more at HubbleSite's NewsCenter.

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NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team

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