3D Image of Eta Carinae
This is a unique three-dimensional image of the star Eta Carinae, with its twin lobes and equatorial disk of expanding dust and gas.
To see the 3D structure the image must be viewed through colour 3D glasses with the left eye looking through a red filtered lens, and right eye looking through a blue filtered lens.
About the Image
|Release date:||10 June 1996, 06:00|
|Size:||900 x 900 px|
About the Object
|Name:||Eta Carinae, IRAS 10431-5925|
|Type:||• Milky Way : Star : Type : Wolf-Rayet|
• X - Stars Images/Videos
|Distance:||7500 light years|
Colours & filters
|410 nm||Hubble Space Telescope|