Star birth in the extreme.the Carina Nebula shows star birth in a new level of detail. This image is a mosaic of the Carina Nebula assembled from 48 frames taken with Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys.
ESA European Southern Observatory - 6 December 2012 "Carina Nebula" - First released image taken by the Very Large Telescope Survey Telescope (VST) equipped with OmegaCam, a CCE camera (ESA/ESO/VPHAS+Consortium/Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit)
Dark shapes with bright edges winging their way through dusty NGC 6188 are tens of light-years long. The emission nebula is found near the edge of an otherwise dark large molecular cloud in the southern constellation Ara.