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The Cool Clouds of Carina

Click to Enlarge Description: Observations made with the APEX telescope in submillimetre-wavelength light reveal the cold dusty clouds from which stars form in the Carina Nebula. This site of violent star formation, which plays host to some of the highest-mass stars in our galaxy, is an ideal arena in which to study the interactions between [...]
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Image of the Day: The Most Ancient, Brightest Galaxy Ever Discovered

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (4 years ago)

Astronomers were observing a massive galaxy cluster with the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope in Chile, using submillimetre wavelengths of light, when they found a new and uniquely bright galaxy, more distant than the ... Read Post

The cool clouds of Carina -- APEX gives us a new view of star formation in the Carina Nebula

Cool clouds of Carina: APEX reveals new view of star formation in the Carina Nebula

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Observations made with the APEX telescope in submillimeter-wavelength light reveal the cold dusty clouds from which stars form in the Carina Nebula. This site of violent star formation, which plays host to some of the highest-mass s... Read Post


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