A wider view of the Carina Nebula

This wider coverage area reveals even more stars from the crowded neighbourhood surrounding the Carina nebula. Captured by VISTA, the world’s largest infrared survey telescope, we witness the dramatic evolution of this living stellar city, where stars form and perish side by side.

Mynd/Myndskeið:

ESO/J. Emerson/M. Irwin/J. Lewis

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Auðkenni:eso1828b
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Ágú 29, 2018, 13:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1828
Stærð:15542 x 12608 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:Carina Nebula
Tegund:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Constellation:Carina
Flokkur:Nebulae

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Position (RA):10 46 40.48
Position (Dec):-59° 49' 28.16"
Field of view:88.49 x 71.78 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.2° vinstri frá lóðréttu

 

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