Highest resolution image of Eta Carinae

This image represent the best image of the Eta Carinae star system ever made. The observations were made with the Very Large Telescope Interferometer and could lead to a better understanding of the evolution of very massive stars.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso1637b
Type:Observation
Release date:19 October 2016, 14:00
Related releases:eso1637
Size:768 x 768 px

About the Object

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

Image Formats

Large JPEG
48.6 KB
Screensize JPEG
52.1 KB

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Wallpapers

1024x768
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1280x1024
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1600x1200
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1920x1200
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2048x1536
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
K
Very Large Telescope Interferometer
AMBER

 

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