Panning across a VLT view of the Toby Jug Nebula

Located about 1200 light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of Carina (The Ship’s Keel), the Toby Jug Nebula, more formally known as IC 2220, is an example of a reflection nebula. It is a cloud of gas and dust illuminated from within by the central star, designated HD 65750. This pan video gives a closer look at this rare object.

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Útgáfudagur:Okt 9, 2013, 12:00 CEST
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