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A census of the Carina complex

Dust and glowing hydrogen obscure the Carina complex at visible wavelengths. An X-ray study, combined with infrared surveys, provides knowledge of newly formed stellar associations and past supernova explosions in this system.

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Figure 1: Carina complex in focus.

CHANDRA X-RAY OBSERVATORY

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Gull, T. A census of the Carina complex. Nature 475, 460–461 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/475460a

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