Zooming in on the Carina Nebula around the Wolf–Rayet star WR 22

This zoom sequence stars with a wide-field view of the spectacular southern Milky Way. It then closes in on the Carina Nebula and finishes with a detailed and colourful view of the region around the unusual hot massive young star WR 22, a member of the rare class of Wolf–Rayet stars.

Credit:

ESO/ S. Brunier. Music: John Dyson (from the album "Moonwind")

About the Video

Id:eso1031a
Release date:28 July 2010, 12:00
Related releases:eso1031
Duration:56s

About the Object

Name:Carina Nebula, WR 22
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
• X - Nebulae

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