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.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso1828b
Type:Observation
Release date:29 August 2018, 13:00
Related releases:eso1828
Size:15542 x 12608 px

About the Object

Name:Carina Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Constellation:Carina
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 46 40.48
Position (Dec):-59° 49' 28.16"
Field of view:88.49 x 71.78 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical

 

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