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April 24, 2007 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2007-16

The Carina Nebula: Star Birth in the Extreme

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Image: Ground-Based Image of Carina Nebula

Ground-Based Image of Carina Nebula

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ABOUT THIS IMAGE:

This image was obtained by astrophotographer Robert Gendler and Jan -Erik Ovaldsen. The B, V, R data was acquired using the Danish 1.5 meter scope at La Silla, Chile in 2006.

Object Names: Carina Nebula, NGC 3372

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: R. Gendler, J.-E. Ovaldsen, C. Feron, and C. Thone

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