Zoom on Eta Carinae

This animation zooms in on the massive star system Eta Carinae, located in the Carina Nebula. During the zoom the Homunculus Nebula and finally the violent surrounding of Eta Carinae becomes visible.

Credit:

ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2, A. Fuji, Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org), ESA/Hubble, T. Preibisch. Acknowledgement: VPHAS+ Consortium/Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit. Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com)

About the Video

Id:eso1637a
Release date:19 October 2016, 14:00
Related releases:eso1637
Duration:01 m 10 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Eta Carinae
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Category:Stars

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