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Image of the Eta Carinae Nebula captured by the CTIO Curtis Schmidt telescope at Kitt Peak
AURA / NOAO / NSF
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Eta Carinae Nebula

This image of the Eta Carinae Nebula was obtained from the CTIO Curtis Schmidt telescope at Kitt Peak. Also known as the Keyhole Nebula, it is a cloud of bright gas surrounding the peculiar variable star Eta Carinae.

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