The Carina Nebula is one of the largest and brightest nebulae in the night sky and has now been beautifully imaged by ESO’s (European Southern Observatory) VISTA telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. By observing in infrared light, VISTA has peered through the hot gas and dark dust enshrouding the nebula to show us myriad stars, both newborn and in their death throes.
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