Carina Nebula


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Carina Nebula

[kə′ri·nə ′neb·yə·lə]
(astronomy)
A gaseous nebula near the star η Carinae in the Milky Way.
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Gahm has detected hundreds of potential planet-forming gas and dust globs, called globulettes, in the Carina nebula, he and Tiia Grenman of Lulea University of Technology in Sweden reported in Astronomy & Astrophysics in May 2014.
The Carina Nebula, an area of space about 10,000 light years away, is among the brightest parts of the Milky Way visible from Earth.
And speaking of exploding stars, the brightest such explosion ever recorded occurred in the Carina Nebula, located in the southern hemisphere constellation of Carina.
Washington, June 5 ( ANI ): A stunning new view from ESA's Herschel space observatory show giant bubbles, towering pillars and cascading clouds of dust and gas fill the star-forming nursery of the Carina Nebula.
Topics discussed include high energy emissions from young stellar objects, supernova dynamics and nucleosynthesis, low-column density gas in the Milky Way, massive black holes and the evolution of galaxies and star formation in the Carina nebula.
It has picked up new data from the Carina Nebula, in the constellation of the same name (it is visible from the southern hemisphere).
The top of the pillar, in the Carina Nebula galaxy, is being eaten away by light from nearby stars and also being pushed apart from within as infant stars fire off jets of gas.
It shows a pillar of gas and dust rising from the wall of the Carina Nebula.
NASA is releasing a new Hubble photo of a small portion of one of the largest known star-birth regions in the galaxy, the Carina Nebula.
Richard Ryan, assistant to Terry Mills, trainer of Carina Nebula
This is the Carina Nebula, one of Levay's favorite images.
Be sure to check out the galactic center, the Cygnus-X star formation complex and the vast Eta Carina Nebula.