Detailed look on Eta Carinae

This mosaic shows the Carina Nebula (left part of the image), home of the Eta Carinae star system. This part was observed with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory. The middle part shows the direct surrounding of the star system: the Homunculus Nebula, created by the ejected material from the Eta Carinae system. This image was taken with the NACO near-infrared adaptive optics instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope. The right image shows the innermost part of the system as seen with the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI). It is the highest resolution image of Eta Carinae ever.

Telif:

ESO/G. Weigelt

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Kimlik:eso1637a
Tür:Kolaj
Yayın tarihi:19 Ekim 2016 14:00
Bağlantılı bültenler:eso1637
Boyut:6570 x 3200 px

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Adı:Eta Carinae
Tür:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Kategori:Stars

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