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Panning across the Carina Nebula around the Wolf–Rayet star WR 22

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This pan sequence shows many fascinating details in a detailed view of part of the Carina Nebula that was created from images through red, green and blue filters taken with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. The second half of the pan shows the unusual hot massive young star WR 22, a member of the rare class of Wolf–Rayet stars.

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About the Video

Id:eso1031b
Release date:28 July 2010, 12:00
Related releases:eso1031
Duration:31s

About the Object

Name:Carina Nebula
Type:• Unspecified : Nebula : Appearance : Emission
• X - Nebulae

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