The Great Carina Nebula is easily seen with the naked eye, though it's 7,500 light-years away.

The Great Carina Nebula is easily seen with the naked eye, though it's 7,500 light-years away.

The Carina Nebula (catalogued as NGC 3372; also known as the Grand Nebula, Great Nebula in Carina, or Eta Carinae Nebula) is a large, complex area of bright and dark nebulosity in the constellation Carina, and is located in the Carina–Sagittarius Arm. The nebula lies at an estimated distance between 6,500 and 10,000 light-years (2,000 and 3,100 pc) from Earth

The Carina Nebula (catalogued as NGC 3372; also known as the Grand Nebula, Great Nebula in Carina, or Eta Carinae Nebula) is a large, complex area of bright and dark nebulosity in the constellation Carina, and is located in the Carina–Sagittarius Arm. The nebula lies at an estimated distance between 6,500 and 10,000 light-years (2,000 and 3,100 pc) from Earth

Here is my capture of gorgeous Milky Way in southern Carina constellation. The two most prominent objects on the image are Eta Carinae and Lambda Centauri nebulae. You can also see enormous amount of dust in the Galactic plane.  Photo credit: Yuri Beletsky

Here is my capture of gorgeous Milky Way in southern Carina constellation. The two most prominent objects on the image are Eta Carinae and Lambda Centauri nebulae. You can also see enormous amount of dust in the Galactic plane. Photo credit: Yuri Beletsky

The theme is going to be outer space and galaxies are in outer space. I am hoping to add something galaxy like to my night light.

The theme is going to be outer space and galaxies are in outer space. I am hoping to add something galaxy like to my night light.

Wide-field image showing the region of WR 25 and Tr16-244. This cluster is embedded within the Carina Nebula, an immense cauldron of gas and dust that lies approximately 7500 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Carina, the Keel.

Wide-field image showing the region of WR 25 and Tr16-244. This cluster is embedded within the Carina Nebula, an immense cauldron of gas and dust that lies approximately 7500 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Carina, the Keel.

(Picture: Nasa, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA) The Carina Nebula is a cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other gases around 7,500 light years away from Earth. In this picture the oxygen is blue, hydrogen and nitrogen are green and sulphur red.

(Picture: Nasa, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA) The Carina Nebula is a cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other gases around 7,500 light years away from Earth. In this picture the oxygen is blue, hydrogen and nitrogen are green and sulphur red.

NASA  4) Butterfly Nebula (NGC 6302) Located in the constellation Scorpius, the structure of this nebula is one of the most fragile and complex that has ever been studied. The butterfly shape has lead scientists to name it's structure a "bipolar structure."

NASA 4) Butterfly Nebula (NGC 6302) Located in the constellation Scorpius, the structure of this nebula is one of the most fragile and complex that has ever been studied. The butterfly shape has lead scientists to name it's structure a "bipolar structure."

Carina constellation is located in the southern sky. Its name means “the keel” (keel of a ship) in Latin. Carina used to be part of the much larger constellation Argo Navis, along with the constellations Puppis (the stern) and Vela (the sails).

Carina constellation is located in the southern sky. Its name means “the keel” (keel of a ship) in Latin. Carina used to be part of the much larger constellation Argo Navis, along with the constellations Puppis (the stern) and Vela (the sails).

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