This image of the Elephant Trunk nebula from NASA Wide-field Survey Explorer shows clouds of dust and gas being pushed and eroded by a massive star. The bright trunk of the nebula near the center is an especially dense cloud.


  • Title: Blowin in the Stellar Wind
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA
  • Date Created: 2011-06-13
  • Rights: JPL

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