Hubble's largest panoramic image

Posted on Thursday, Apr 26 2007 @ 07:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
To celebrate the 17th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA released a new photo which is the largest panoramic images ever taken with Hubble's cameras. It is a 50-light-year-wide view of the central region of the Carina Nebula where a maelstrom of star birth - and death - is taking place.

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