This Hubble Space Telescope image shows one of the most dynamic and intricately detailed star-forming regions in space. It is located 210,000 light-years away in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), a small companion galaxy to our own Milky Way galaxy. Located at the center of the region is a brilliant star cluster called NGC 346. A dramatic structure of arched, ragged filaments with a distinct ridge surrounds the cluster. The Small and Large Magellanic Clouds are diffuse, irregular galaxies that are visible to the naked eye in the southern hemisphere.