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ESO’s VLT reveals the Carina Nebula's hidden secrets | by European Southern Observatory
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ESO’s VLT reveals the Carina Nebula's hidden secrets

This broad panorama of the Carina Nebula, a region of massive star formation in the southern skies, was taken in infrared light using the HAWK-I camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. Many previously hidden features, scattered across a spectacular celestial landscape of gas, dust and young stars, have emerged.

 

More information: www.eso.org/public/images/eso1208a/

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Taken on February 22, 2012