Friday, July 29, 2005

Eta Carinae gas and dust clouds

A huge, billowing pair of gas and dust clouds is captured in this stunning Hubble telescope picture of the super-massive star Eta Carinae, more than 8,000 light-years away.

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Photo: Courtesy of Jon Morse (University of Colorado) and NASA





Source:
Happy 15th Birthday, Hubble 
Amit Asaravala
Wired, 02:00 AM Apr. 25, 2005 PT

http://www.wired.com/news/space/0,2697,67304,00.html

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