Pillars of destruction

These composite image shows several pillars within the Carina Nebula which were observed and studied with the MUSE instrument, mounted on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The massive stars within the star formation region slowly destroy the pillars of dust and gas from which they are born.

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ESO/A. McLeod

About the Image

Id:eso1639b
Típus:Collage
Közzététel napja:2016. november 2. 12.00
Related releases:eso1639
Size:1887 x 1146 px

About the Object

Név:Carina Nebula
Típus:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Category:Nebulae

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