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Latest Carina constellation Stories

APEX Provides New View Of Carina Nebula Star Formation
2011-11-16 10:11:45

Observations made with the APEX telescope in submillimeter-wavelength light reveal the cold dusty clouds from which stars form in the Carina Nebula.

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2011-06-22 09:45:00

A team of scientists has studied the galaxy cluster Abell 2744, nicknamed Pandora’s Cluster.

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2011-05-24 11:20:00

A local supernova factory has recently started production, according to a wealth of new data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory on the Carina Nebula.

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2010-07-28 08:40:00

A spectacular new image from ESO’s Wide Field Imager at the La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the brilliant and unusual star WR 22 and its colorful surroundings.

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2010-07-06 10:45:00

Like a July 4 fireworks display a young, glittering collection of stars looks like an aerial burst.

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2010-06-18 08:50:00

Some might see a blood-red jellyfish in a forest of seaweed, while others might see a big, red eye or a pair of lips.

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2010-06-02 09:20:00

By exploiting the exquisite image quality of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and comparing two observations made ten years apart astronomers have, for the first time, managed to measure the tiny motions of several hundred young stars within the central cluster of the star-forming region NGC 3603.

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2010-03-30 09:20:00

Max Mutchler and Noreen Grice have created a touchable image of the Carina Nebula that is engaging for everyone, regardless of their visual ability.

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2010-02-03 09:25:00

ESO is releasing a magnificent VLT image of the giant stellar nursery surrounding NGC 3603, in which stars are continuously being born.

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2009-12-03 07:25:00

The young star cluster Trumpler 14 is revealed in another stunning ESO image.


Latest Carina constellation Reference Libraries

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2010-09-07 17:31:13

The Bullet Cluster is made up of two colliding clusters galaxies. According to a 2006 study, the Bullet Cluster also shows the best evidence for the existence of Dark Matter. From observations of galaxy cluster collisions it has been found that many show displacement between their center of visible matter and their gravitational potential. Each component, stars, gas, and dark matter, within a cluster pair behaves differently during a collision allowing for each to be studied separately....

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Eta Carinae -- Eta Carinae is a very large (100-150 times as much mass as the Sun) and bright (about 4 million times as bright) star, in the constellation Carina (right ascension 10 h 45.1 m, declination -5941m). The star is surrounded by a large, bright nebula, known as the Eta Carinae Nebula, the Keyhole Nebula, or NGC3372 One remarkable aspect of Eta Carinae is its changing brightness. When it was first catalogued in 1677 by Edmond Halley, it was of the 4th magnitude, but later it...

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