Celestial funnels or twisters

Twisters in Space - NASA
Hubble shows us twisters in the Lagoon Nebula

5,000 light years from Earth, towards the Sagittarius constellation, lies the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8). Hubble Space Telescope took pictures in 1995 using its Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2) which were combined by NASA to create this image of what looks like violent twisters or funnels occurring within this nebula. These twisters are believed to be formed due to the combination of large difference in temperature between the hot surface and cold interior of the clouds and the pressure of starlight. The bright pinkish light near the bottom right of the image is the central star, O Herschel 36, which is also the main source of ionizing radiation for the region.

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