Carina Nebula in striking infrared detail

Carina nebula infrared image by Very Large Telescope (ESO/T. Preibisch) The Very Large Telescope in Chile has captured the most detailed infrared image yet of the Carina Nebula, a "stellar nursery" visible from the Southern Hemisphere. It has starred in many pictures before, taken at wavelengths we can see - the infrared image here gives far more clues about what is going on behind the nebula's clouds.

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