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Fraser
2008-May-29, 02:20 AM
To celebrate the Very Large Telescope's (VLT) 10th birthday on Tuesday, it was us who received the gifts. The European Southern Observatory (ESO) released two magnificent astronomical images of two nebulae, both very different, but spectacular all the same. One is the iconic scene of Eta Carinae (a.k.a. Homunculus, "little man" in Latin, pictured), the [...]

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