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    Default Hi resolution of Carina - not my pic



    A member in Cloudy Night posted a link to this very large hi-res shot of Carina, the largest image I've seen so far. Just breathtaking.
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    The detail in that image just blows me away! Thank you for posting the link
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    wow that is brilliant, thanks for sharing
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    And here is an annotated (smaller) version of the same picture. You can see it measures some 50+ LY, it shows you exactly where ETA Carinae is and some other objects in the structure. Fascinating.
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    Stunning picture, do you have any details where it came from? Thanks for posting it.

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    fantastic!!
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    I took one like that with my keychain camera.
    Decided it was a bit OTT so discarded it.

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    i was able to zoom in and i saw a earth like planet. maybe we can send them a message:P
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    At a loss for words... Man, that's awesome
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