Inside the Great Nebula

This week's Photo Challenge is INSIDE
I've previously posted separately images of the Carina Nebula at different focal lengths, but shown together seems to answer this challenge.
Sky Safari map of the Great Carina Nebula (circled in blue) – located in the Milky Way southern sky
 
Great Carina Nebula – A sprawling gas cloud about 7,500 light-years away, over 100 light-years across, creating vast numbers of stars. This is one of the largest diffuse nebulae in the sky being 4 times the size of the Orion Nebula – but is less known being in the southern sky.

 
Inside the Great Carina Nebula lies the Keyhole Nebula ….. (the white wedge shape at centre of above image) illuminated by the giant variable star Eta Carinae, 100 times more massive than the Sun.

 
 
 
 

 


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