The Orion Nebula, 1,340 light-years from Earth, is actively making new stars. The IRAC camera peered through the dust and found a long filament of thousands of stars in their early stages. Some of these stars may host planets that could ultimately hold life on them. Want to learn more about astronomy? Head over to astronomyforamateurs.com for your astronomy news, cool articles, and our recommendations on the best astronomy gear around!