Carina Nebula: A Hubble Image Tour

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Duration: 5 minutes, 42 seconds

A flurry of star birth and star death generates the dynamic forces that shape the hear of the Carina Nebula. The nebula contains at least a dozen brilliant stars that are 50 to 100 times the mass of our Sun.

Explore the science along with the scenery – Image Tours show Hubble pictures through an astronomer's eyes, pinpointing and explaining key features to add understanding to the joy of cosmic sightseeing.

RELATED LINKS:
The Carina Nebula: Star Birth in the Extreme
Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula
Chandra Photo Album: Eta Carinae
The Eta Carinae Nebula and Trumpler 14


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Astronomical, Emission Nebulae, Hubble Telescope, Nebulae

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Publication: April 25, 2007


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