Carina Nebula

Carina Nebula

This large Chandra image shows the Carina Nebula, a star-forming region in the Sagittarius-Carina arm of the Milky Way, a mere 7,500 light years from Earth. For a larger version, click on the image above. Credit: ASA/CXC/PSU/L.Townsley et al.

Image: Penn State