Zooming in on a new infrared view of the Carina Nebula

 

This zoom sequence starts with a broad view of the Milky Way and closes in on the Carina Nebula, an active stellar nursery about 7500 light-years from Earth. In the final sequence we see a new image taken in infrared light using the HAWK-I camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. Many previously hidden features, scattered across a spectacular celestial landscape of gas, dust and young stars, have emerged.

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ESO/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)/Digitized Sky Survey 2 Music: John Dyson (from the album Moonwind)

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Id:eso1208a
Közzététel napja:2012. február 8. 12.00
Related releases:eso1208
Időtartam:01 m 01 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Név:Carina Nebula
Category:Nebulae

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