sales@mediastorehouse.co.uk
Framed Pictures, Canvas Prints
Posters & Jigsaws since 2004
 
verified_user
All orders are protected by
our Pixel Perfect Guarantee
local_shipping
Fast, Safe Delivery
and Easy Returns
Home > Hubble Space Telescope

Jigsaw Puzzle of Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula

Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula

Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula
Previously unseen details of a mysterious, complex structure within the Carina Nebula (NGC 3372) are revealed by this image of the "Keyhole Nebula, " obtained with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The picture is a montage assembled from four different April 1999 telescope pointings with Hubble's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2, which used six different color filters.

Customise Your Product
Dispatched in 9-10 working days
Get it as soon as 15th April

check Made in UK
check Pixel Perfect Reproduction
check Made with high-grade materials
check Carefully packed to aid safe arrival
check Delivery from only £5.99

Most popular orders
of this image
14"x12" (38x32cm) Framed Print of hubble space telescope/light shadow carina nebula
Framed Print
Select this product
10"x8" (25x20cm) Print of hubble space telescope/light shadow carina nebula
Photographic Print
Select this product
A1 (84x59cm) Poster of hubble space telescope/light shadow carina nebula
Poster Print
Select this product
info Info
style Choices
rate_review Reviews
local_shipping Delivery
verified_user Pixel Perfect

Jigsaw Puzzle of Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula

Previously unseen details of a mysterious, complex structure within the Carina Nebula (NGC 3372) are revealed by this image of the "Keyhole Nebula, " obtained with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The picture is a montage assembled from four different April 1999 telescope pointings with Hubble's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2, which used six different color filters. The picture is dominated by a large, approximately circular feature, which is part of the Keyhole Nebula, named in the 19th century by Sir John Herschel. This region, about 8000 light-years from Earth, is located adjacent to the famous explosive variable star Eta Carinae, which lies just outside the field of view toward the upper right. The high resolution of the Hubble images reveals the relative three- dimensional locations of many of these features, as well as showing numerous small dark globules that may be in the process of collapsing to form new stars. Two striking large, sharp-edged dust clouds are located near the bottom center and upper left edges of the image. The former is immersed within the ring and the latter is just outside the ring. The pronounced pillars and knobs of the upper left cloud appear to point toward a luminous, massive star located just outside the field further toward the upper left, which may be responsible for illuminating and sculpting them by means of its high-energy radiation and stellar wind of high-velocity ejected material. These large dark clouds may eventually evaporate, or if there are sufficiently dense condensations within them, give birth to small star clusters. The Carina Nebula, with an overall diameter of more than 200 light- years, is one of the outstanding features of the Southern Hemisphere portion of the Milky Way. The diameter of the Keyhole ring structure shown here is about 7 light-years. These data were collected by the Hubble Heritage Team and Nolan R. Walborn (STScI), Rodolfo H. Barba' (La Plata Observatory, Argentina), and Adeline Caulet (France)
© NASA
Media ID 635211

Carina Nebula , Eta Carinae , Hst , Hubble Space Telescope , Key Hole , Milky Way , Nebula , Wfpc , Wide Field Planetary Camera

Jigsaw Puzzle (400 Pieces)

Photo Puzzles are an ideal gift for any occasion
check Overall Size 31.5cm x 41.2cm (12.4"x16.2")
check Pixel Perfect Guarantee
check Made with high-grade materials
check Expert colour and quality finish
400 piece puzzles are made in the UK and hand-finished on 100% recycled 1.5 mm millboard. The completed puzzle measures 31 x 41 cm and is delivered packaged in an attractive presentation box (23.1 X 17.5 X 3.3 cm) specially designed to fit most letterboxes
This picture is available as a Framed Print, Photographic Print, Poster Print, Jigsaw Puzzle, Canvas Print, Metal Print, Photo Mug, Fine Art Print, Mounted Print, Glass Frame, Acrylic Blox, Classic Framed, Greeting Card, Cushion, Mouse Mat, Glass Place Mat, Glass Coaster, Digital Wallpaper
Watermarking does not appear on finished products

Categories


> Hubble Space Telescope
> Images Dated > 2007 > November > 7 Nov 2007

Full Art Print Range

Regular Photo Prints (ideal for framing) are sent within one working day and all other items in 3-5 working days.