Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy

The Milky Way Galaxy is a spiral galaxy full of a plethora of astronomical phenomena. This image captures the stars and illuminated gas and dust of one of the spiral arms of the Milky Way galaxy, our galaxy. In the centre of the image is the eta Carinae nebula, in the Southern constellation of Carina (the keel).

Credit:

Zdeněk Bardon/ESO

About the Image

Id:milky-way-ch17-bardon-o28-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:11 September 2017, 13:23
Size:2802 x 1844 px

About the Object

Name:Eta Carinae
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Category:Stars

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