Browse by Category
Stellar 'Incubators' Seen Cooking up Stars
Mission: Spitzer Space TelescopeSpacecraft: Spitzer Space Telescope, Hubble Space TelescopeInstrument: 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.
Full-Res TIFF: Download, Full-Res JPEG: Download