The Carina Nebula around the Wolf–Rayet Star WR 22 Photos de Jean-Baptiste Faure | Facebook

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January 20, 2012 by yamakashi

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Jean-Baptiste Faure The Carina Nebula around the Wolf–Rayet Star WR 22
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This image of part of the Carina Nebula was created from images taken through red, green and blue filters with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. It is centred on the unusual hot massive young star WR 22, a member of the rare class of Wolf–Rayet stars. The field of view is 0.55 x 0.55 degrees, covering a 72 x 72 light-year region at the distance of the nebula.
Credit: ESO
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