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Image of the Carina Nebula Marks Inauguration of VLT Survey Telescope

6 Dec 2012, 15:00 UTC
Image of the Carina Nebula Marks Inauguration of VLT Survey Telescope

A spectacular new image of the star-forming Carina Nebula has been captured by the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory and released on the occasion of the inauguration of the telescope in Naples today. This picture was taken with the help of Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile, during his visit to the observatory on 5 June 2012.

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