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

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

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...

The helix in new colors

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

ESO's VISTA telescope, at the Paranal Observatory in Chile, has captured a striking new image of the Helix Nebula. This picture, taken in infrared light, reveals strands of cold nebular gas that are invisible in images taken in visi...

Infrared Image Shows Helix Nebula in Fresh Light

Academics / General Science : Wired: Science

The nearby Helix nebula just received the piercing infrared gaze of a telescope in Chile, and the resulting image reveals cold gas normally hidden among warmer star-lit material.

VISTA stares right through the Milky Way, sees Trifid Nebula in a new light

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

A new image taken with ESO's VISTA survey telescope reveals the Trifid Nebula in a new light. By observing in infrared light, astronomers can see right through the central parts of the Milky Way and spot many previously hidden objec...

Stunning nebula photo reveals a pair of new stars

Technology / Social Media : Mashable: Social Media

An amazing new photo of a famous nebula reveals two previously undiscovered and very distant stars. The amazing image of the Trifid Nebula was taken by the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) VISTA telescope in Chile. While the pi...


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