Located 4,000 light years from Earth
Neighbor to constellation Ara.
Home to many massive young stars that were formed only a few million years ago.
Star formation is hypothesized to have formed through intense stellar winds and supernova explosions.
Such occurrences contain high levels of temperature, ultraviolet radiation and dust moving at high velocities (caused by the fast winds from a supernova a.e. exploding star) when this happens material begins to accumulate, rapidly rotate and collapse into a gas with a very very hot center; hence a newborn star.
Top left corner is NGC 6164, the Nebula’s central star.
Information retrieved from: apod.NASA.gov