Eta Carinae- A Naked Eye Enigma - Universe Today
[/caption] Eta Carinae is a beast of a star. At more than 100 solar masses and 4 million times the luminosity of our Sun, eta Car balances dangerously on the edge of stellar stability and it’s ultimate fate: complete self-destruction as a supernova. Recently, Hubble Space Telescope observations of the central star in the eta … Continue reading "Eta Carinae- A Naked Eye Enigma"