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Wide-field image showing the region of WR 25 and Tr16-244
- Title Wide-field image showing the region of WR 25 and Tr16-244
- Released 25/11/2008 2:59 pm
- Copyright NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain)
WR 25 and Tr16-244, on the left of the image, are located within the open cluster Trumpler 16. 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.