The Pillars of Creation, 2015 version. This is a new view of one of the Hubble Space Telescope's most iconic images! (Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA)) via Astronomy Picture of the Day
Pillars of metallic dust in the Tarantula Nebula, an H II region in the Large Magellanic Cloud. It was originally thought to be a star, but in 1751 Nicolas Louis de Lacaille recognized its nebular nature.
Thought of this in my weird dream going into another galaxy underworld (pretty sure it was inspired by Stranger Things). I said in my dream a good idea for my birthday party could be a galaxy themed sleepover!