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Designer Creates Scarf With Open Sourced Hubble Image of the Carina Nebula to Benefit Cancer Research

3 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Because we believe the power of love can make a difference in all causes. Slow Factory, a design house known for their line of beautiful scarves designed from open source NASA images, has created “Carina Nebula Love“, a new design that uses a Hubble Telescope photo of the Carina Nebula as an ethereal backdrop to […]

Oliver & Co Nebulae series ~ new fragrances

12 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

Spanish niche brand Oliver & Co has launched the Nebulae series, with two fragrances: Nebula 1 and Nebula 2. The new scents were inspired by astronomical photographs of Orion and Carina...

Zooming in on the Toby Jug Nebula

Teaser Located about 1200 light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of Carina (The Ship's Keel), the Toby Jug Nebula, more formally known as IC 2220, is an example of a reflection nebula. It is a cloud of gas and dust illuminated from within by a star called HD 65750. read more

A close look at the Toby Jug Nebula

Located about 1200 light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of Carina (The Ship's Keel), the Toby Jug Nebula, more formally known as IC 2220, is an example of a reflection nebula. It is a cloud of gas and dust illuminated from within by a star called HD 65750. Show More Summary

WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Eta Carinae in Infrared

Massive stars can wreak havoc on their surroundings, as can be seen in this new view of the Carina nebula from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. The bright star at the center of the nebula is Eta Carinae, one of the...

WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Mammoth Stars

This Hubble image shows a pair of massive stars, WR 25 and Tr16-244, located within the open cluster Trumpler 16. This cluster is embedded within the Carina Nebula, an immense cauldron of gas and dust that lies approximately 7500 light-years...

Wired Space Photo of the Day: Outflow in Carina

This image from the Blanco 4-meter telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile was used to discover an extremely large outflow in the Carina Nebula, known as Herbig-Haro 666 (HH 666). Ionized gas squirts out along the polar axis...

A star is taking down the Carina Nebula from the inside

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This image from the Hubble Telescope shows part of the Carina Nebula, located roughly 7,500 light-years from Earth. This massive cosmic cloud is a stellar incubator, but the newborn star found inside has to fight its way out by firing off powerful, super-fast jets. Show More Summary

Wired Space Photo of the Day: Sweeping View of Carina

This image shows a giant star-forming region in the southern sky known as the Carina Nebula (NGC3372), combining the light from 3 different filters tracing emission from oxygen (blue), hydrogen (green), and sulfur (red). The color is also representative of...

Wired Space Photo of the Day: Heavenly Star-Forming Nebula

NGC3582 is a minor nebula in the Sagittarius arm of the Milky Way galaxy. It is part of star-forming region RCW 57 in Carina. This image was taken in 2007 using the Mosaic-2 imager on the Blanco 4-meter telescope at...

Wired Science Space Photo of the Day: Mystic Mountain

Hubble's 20th anniversary image shows a mountain of dust and gas rising in the Carina Nebula. The top of a three-light-year tall pillar of cool hydrogen is being worn away by the radiation of nearby stars, while stars within the...

Visualized: Carina Nebula captured with a 268-megapixel camera

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Combine a state-of-the-art telescope with a 268-megapixel camera, point it at the sky, add in a bit of calculation and you could end up with a gorgeous photo of the Carina Nebula. That's exactly what the ESO's Paranal Observatory inShow More Summary

Wired Science Space Photo of the Day: Star Formation in Carina

The spectacular star-forming Carina Nebula has been captured in great detail by the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. This picture was taken with the help of Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile, during his visit to the observatory on...

New European Space Telescope Snaps It’s First Image Of The Amazing Carina Nebula

2 years agoOdd : Geekosystem

The astronomers and other fine folks at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) showed off the capabilities of their newest toy, the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) earlier this week, marking the official inauguration of the instrument with the release of an amazing new photo of the Carina Nebula.

Carina Nebula captured in glowing, psychedelic photo

2 years agoOdd : Death and Taxes

As Carl Sagan would say, Look at those billions and billions of stars.

Image of the Carina Nebula marks inauguration of VLT Survey Telescope

A spectacular new image of the star-forming Carina Nebula has been captured by the VLT Survey Telescope at the European Southern Observatory's Paranal Observatory and released on the occasion of the inauguration of the telescope in Naples today. The picture was taken with the help of Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile, during his visit to the observatory on June 5, 2012.

Image of the Carina Nebula marks inauguration of VLT Survey Telescope

The latest telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile -- the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) -- was inaugurated today at the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) Observatory of Capodimonte, in Naples, Italy. The ceremony...Show More Summary

Space Shot of the Day: The Carina Nebula

2 years agoOdd : The Daily What

Taken by the British Herschel Space Observatory with its far infrared telescope, the Carina Nebula is home to some of the most massive and brightest stars in the Milky Way galaxy that is 7500 light-years from Earth and estimated to be equivalent in mass to 900,000 suns.

Wired Science Space Photo of the Day: Carina Nebula Panorama

This spectacular panoramic view combines a new image of the field around the Wolf–Rayet star WR 22 in the Carina Nebula (right) with an earlier picture of the region around the unique star Eta Carinae in the heart of the nebula (left). The picture was created from images taken with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile.

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