ESO Captures Sharp images of the Unique Toby Jug Nebula

October 10, 2013 5:49 AM

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ESO Captures Sharp images of the Unique Toby Jug Nebula

Astronomers from the ESO captured very sharp and clear images of a nebula IC 2220, named Toby Jug Nebula because of its appearance. These images were captured with the help of its VLT (Very Large Telescope).

The Toby Jug Nebula comprises of dust and gas, which encompasses an enormous large red star .This nebula is present in the Carina constellation situated in the southern sky, around 1200 light years away from Earth. This is classified as a reflection nebula comprising of gas and dust clouds, which ra...

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