Zooming in on the Carina Nebula around the Wolf–Rayet star WR 22

This zoom sequence stars with a wide-field view of the spectacular southern Milky Way. It then closes in on the Carina Nebula and finishes with a detailed and colourful view of the region around the unusual hot massive young star WR 22, a member of the rare class of Wolf–Rayet stars.

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ESO/ S. Brunier. Music: John Dyson (from the album "Moonwind")

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Auðkenni:eso1031a
Útgáfudagur:Júl 28, 2010, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1031
Tímalengd:56 s
Frame rate:30 fps

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:Carina Nebula, WR 22
Tegund:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Flokkur:Nebulae

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