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Eta Carinae

Pistol Star

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The Pistol Star, also known as V4647 Sagittarii, is a blue hypergiant star located about 25,000 light years from Earth in the constellation Sagittarius. It is a candidate luminous blue variable (cLBV) and one of the most luminous stars known, with a luminosity 1,600,000 times that of the Sun.
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Eta Carinae

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Eta Carinae is one of the most massive binary star systems known, lying at a distance of about 7,500 light years from Earth. It is… Read More »Eta Carinae

Carina Nebula

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The Carina Nebula is a bright, large emission nebula surrounding the star Eta Carinae, located in the southern constellation Carina. It is also sometimes called the… Read More »Carina Nebula