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Carina Nebula Pillar Lithograph

Carina Nebula Pillar lithograph

Product Type: Lithograph
Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grade Levels: 11-12
Publication Year: 2010
Product Number: LG-2010-07-131-GSFC
Subjects: Space Science

Carina Nebula Pillar is an active, three-light-year-tall pillar of gas and dust in the southern constellation Carina. The image of the pillar is on the first page of the lithograph. Background information about the "Mystic Mountain" is on the second page. The lithograph includes a Level One Inquiry activity entitled "In Search of ... Star Formation," in which students research how stars form.

Carina Nebula Pillar Lithograph [842KB PDF file]

More lithographs in this series:
Core of Omega Centauri (NGC 5139)
Planetary Nebula NGC 2440
Star-forming Nebula NGC 3603
Supernova Remnant SNR 0509 Lithograph
The Hubble Ultra Deep Field

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