Star Factory W51
Published: August 25, 2020
The star-forming nebula W51 is one of the largest "star factories" in the Milky Way galaxy. Interstellar dust blocks the visible light emitted by the region, but it is revealed in this image by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope which captures infrared light that can penetrate dust clouds.
More information: https://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA23865