The Carina Nebula (NGC 3372)

Posted by Cosmicray
on Saturday, February 17, 2018

The Carina Nebula is a Southern Hemisphere deep sky object, and the largest nebula in the sky.The center of the image is flanked by two star clusters, Trumpler 14 & 16, the latter of which contains the brightest known star in the Milky Way. The clusters are less than 500,000 years old and are part of the sequential star formation throughout the nebula.

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