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Stellar 'Incubators' Seen Cooking up Stars
Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope
Spacecraft: Spitzer Space Telescope,Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument: Infrared Array Camera (IRAC), Multiband Imaging Photometer (MIPS)
Size: 2816 x 1404
The Trifid Nebula is a giant star-forming cloud of gas and dust located 5,400 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius, seen here by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
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