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Colourful Eta Carinae

2019-12-20 - This image from the Hubble Telescope showcases the vivid colours of Eta Carinae in ultraviolet light. The stellar system underwent a huge eruption that started in the late 1830s and lasted almost 20 years, leading to the formation of the two spherical clouds of gas and dust. (Credit: NASA/ESA/N. Smith (University of Arizona)/J. Morse (BoldlyGo Institute))

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Photo taken on July 1, 2019

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