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NGC 6357: Cathedral to Massive Stars : How massive can a normal star be? Estimates made from distance, brightness and standard solar models had given one star in the open cluster Pismis 24 over 200 times the mass of our Sun, making it one of the most massive stars known. This star is the brightest object located just above the gas front in the featured image. Close inspection of images taken with the Hubble Space Telescope, however, have shown that Pismis 24-1 derives its brilliant luminos...
#CARINANEBULA. The charm in the #MilkyWay. More than 70,000 stars of type 0 contained in Carina, which is located at a distance of 7,500 light-years away, in the southern part of the Milky Way, and as bright, at that heaven is often visible to the naked eye. The peculiarity of Carina is that you denote evaporation processes of molecular clouds, that last millions of years, while the youngest star formation are largely veiled by gas and dust. Credit: NASA / ESO
Space image: Cosmic concoction, nebula with stunning yellow, orange and red colors. Strangely shaped dust clouds, resembling spilled liquids, are silhouetted against a colourful background of glowing. Digital painting, the colors are more vivid and vibrant than in the original photo. Looks amazing as print or poster, bring the universe in your home or office! Image credit for the original picture: NASA, ESA and Orsola De Marco (Macquarie University)