We have launched the new Spitzer website! Send feedback to outreach@ipac.caltech.edu. Find the old website at http://legacy.spitzer.caltech.edu.
Bow Shocks Between the Bubbles
Ssc2019 16b

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Milky Way Project

Observation • September 30th, 2019 • ssc2019-16b

ssc2019-16b

These four images show bow shocks, or arcs of warm dust formed as winds from fast-moving stars push aside dust grains scattered sparsely through most of the nebula.

About the Object

Name
Type
Nebula > Type > Interstellar Medium

Color Mapping

Band Wavelength Telescope
Infrared 3.6 µm Spitzer IRAC
Infrared 8.0 µm Spitzer IRAC
Infrared 8.0 µm Spitzer MIPS