Westerlund 2, Distant star cluster in Carina

Data from the Hubble Legacy Archive and European Southern Observatories

Processing by Robert Gendler

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Image showing massive Wolf-Rayet Star WR20a

Composite Mosaic image using data from the Hubble Legacy Archive and The European Southern Observatories (2.2-m Max-Planck/ESO telescope at ESO's La Silla observatory site in Chile).

Based on observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and obtained from the Hubble Legacy Archive, which is a collaboration between the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI/NASA), the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF/ESA) and the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC/NRC/CSA).