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'Pillars of destruction' spotted in deep space

The spires and pillars in the Carina Nebula are vast clouds of dust and gas about 7,500 light years away.        

Glorious New Images Take Us On a Trip Through the Iconic Carina Nebula

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Located 7,500 light-years from Earth, the Carina Nebula is home to some of the most spectacular celestial objects in the observable universe. New images captured by the ESO’s Very Large Telescope are offering some unprecedented views of this ethereal celestial structure. Read more...

ESO --New Observations of the Spires and Pillars of Desruction

The spires and pillars in the ESO new images of the Carina Nebula are vast clouds of dust and gas within a hub of star formation about 7500 light-years away. In an ironic twist, one of the first consequences of...

Pillars of destruction

(ESO) Spectacular new observations of vast pillar-like structures within the Carina Nebula have been made using the MUSE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope. The different pillars analysed by an international team seem to be pillars of destruction -- in contrast to the name of the iconic Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula, which are of similar nature.

One of the most violent battles in the galaxy has finally been photographed

About 7,500 light-years from Earth, two of our galaxy's most massive stars have engaged in a mysterious war that's raged off-and-on for millennia. Called Eta Carinae, the double-star system is shrouded by a dumbbell-shaped nebula ofShow More Summary

The Edge-Lit LED Workspace

Devin’s workspace is packed with beautiful, color-changing LED strips, and the effect looks great. He has three displays, a gorgeous framed, illuminated view of the Carina nebula, and an aquarium in his workspace, and we’re jealous. Read more...

UFO Hunter Spots Giant ‘Face Of Alien God’ In The Gabriela Mistral Nebula Near Carina Nebula, Waxes Philosophical [Photo]

9 months agoHumor / odd : The Inquisitr - Odd

A notorious UFO hunter, known in the UFO community for his outlandish theories about UFOs and aliens, has spotted the face of an alien high being or God in a space photo. Scott Waring, editor of UFO Sightings Daily, was searching a European Southern Observatory (ESO) image of a region in the outskirts of the... Show More Summary

NASA release showcases stunning Trumpler 14 star cluster

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA has released a composite image of the galaxy cluster Trumpler 14, compiled from data collected by the Hubble Space Telescope from 2005 - 2006 The cluster is located 8,000 light-years from Earth in the Carina nebula... Continue Reading...Show More Summary

Doomed Stars Glisten Like Diamonds in Latest Hubble Photo

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Behold Trumpler 14, a dazzling star cluster located 8,000 light-years from Earth. Situated within the Carina Nebula, it’s home to one of the highest concentrations of massive, bright stars in the Milky Way. But as spectacular as these stellar objects appear be, their majestic appearance comes at a price. Read more...

Carina Nebula survey reveals details of star formation

A new survey of one of the most active, star-forming regions in the galactic neighborhood is helping astronomers better understand the processes that may have contributed to the formation of the sun 4.5 billion years ago.

Massive Eta Carinae's Great Eruptions Baffle Astronomers

The Hubble image above shows Eta Carinae's great eruption in the 1840s creating the billowing Homunculus Nebula. Now about a light-year long, the expanding cloud contains enough material to make at least 10 copies of our sun. The most luminous...

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

2 years agoHumor : 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

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: Jets in Carina

Jet in the Carina Nebula taken with Hubble's WFC3 detector.

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

4 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

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