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English: 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. Some of these features have been annotated in Commons. Trumpler 16 (annotated) is an open cluster that contains the luminous, massive blue variable Eta Carinae, one of the brightest stars in the galaxy, possibly as much as 120 times the mass of the Sun, and emitting the light of 4,000,000 Suns. Eta Carinae is nearing the end of its life, and is surrounded by a huge nebula, cast off by numerous eruptions of the star over the last several centuries; it is expected to explode into a supernova at any time. Trumpler 14 (annotated) contains the huge double star HD 93129 A/B. The young O3 class star HD 93129 A is one of the brightest stars in the galaxy that is still on the main sequence, and with a luminosity equivalent to 3,000,000 Suns, is very nearly as bright as Eta Carinae, but this is not obvious in the photo due to obscuring nebulosities.
Deutsch: Dieses großräumige Panorama des Carinanebels, einer Himmelsregion mit starker Sternentstehung am Südsternhimmel, wurde mit der HAWK-I-Kamera am Very Large Telescope der ESO im Infrarotlicht aufgenommen. Es zeigt vor dem spektakulären Hintergrund einer himmlischen Landschaft auf Gas, Staub und jungen Sternen zahlreiche nie gesehene Details.
Français : Ce large panorama de la nébuleuse de la Carène (Eta Carinae Nebula), une région céleste montrant de massives formations d'étoiles, dans le ciel du Sud, a été prise en lumière infrarouge à l'aide du foyer HAWK-I du Very Large Telescope de l'Observatoire européen austral. De nombreux détails inaperçus jusque là, dispersés sur un paysage stellaire spectaculaire composé de gaz, de poussière et de jeunes étoiles, ont ainsi été mis en évidence. Certains de ces détails ont été identifiés sur la photo à l'aide de légendes que vous pouvez afficher en survolant la photo avec votre curseur. Trumpler 16 (identifié sur la photo) est un nuage ouvert qui contient l'étoile variable bleue massive et lumineuse Eta Carinae, l'une des étoiles les plus lumineuses de la galaxie, qui pèse peut-être jusqu'à 120 fois la masse du Soleil et émet la lumière de 4 millions de Soleils. Eta Carinae approche de la fin de sa vie, et est entourée d'une énorme nébuleuse, ménagée par de nombreuses éruptions de l'étoile au cours des derniers siècles ; on s'attend à ce qu'elle explose en supernova à tout moment. Trumpler 14 (identifié sur la photo) contient une énorme étoile double, HD 93129 A/B. La jeune étoile HD 93129 A, étoile de classe O3, est l'une des étoiles les plus lumineuses de la galaxie qui soit encore dans la séquence principale de sa vie, et, étant dotée d'une luminosité équivalente à trois millions de soleils, elle est à peu de choses près presque aussi lumineuse qu'Eta Carinae, mais ce n'est pas évident sur la photo à cause de nébulosités qui obscurcissent son éclat. Voyez d'autres photos de la nébuleuse de la Carène sur Commons.
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Author ESO/T. Preibisch

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