Captured from the “Alpergensee” at around 2,510m altitude in Switzerland last August. The weather had not been that good in the evening and quite unstable during the night but the morning compensated for it all. I nearly overslept and missed the sunrise. Luckily I caught a glimpse of it when I woke up for a moment at around 6 AM and was ready to go within a second
ESO’s VLT reveals the Carina Nebula’s hidden secrets.
This broad panorama of the Carina Nebula, a region of massive star formation in the southern skies, was taken in infrared light using the HAWK-I camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. Many previously hidden features, scattered across a spectacular celestial landscape of gas, dust and young stars, have emerged.