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Pillars and Jets in the Carina Nebula Mosaic from the Hubble Telescope
The above image shows a 2007 ACS mosaic of the Carina Nebula. The Keyhole Nebula appears left of center. Click for a labeled map of the region. HH 901/902 is the bright area to the right of, and slightly up from center.
A 2010 WFC3 mosaic of pillar and jets located to to the right of center in the 2007 image.
Herbig-Haro objects, HH 901 and HH 902, show evidence of star formation embedded in pillars.
Each Herbig-Haro object has a pair of jets that produce bow shocks as fast-moving material ploughs into ambient medium.
Details in and around the Carina Nebula environment. Click to enlarge.