Mounted image 118: The R Coronae Australis region

This magnificent view of the region around the star R Coronae Australis was created from images taken with the Wide Field Imager at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. R Coronae Australis lies in one of the nearest and most spectacular star-forming regions, surrounded by a delicate bluish reflection nebula.

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Id:mounted_0118
Release date:23 March 2011, 15:39
Dimensions:60 cm (W) x 58 cm (H)
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