The Carina region is a view into one of the Milky Way's most visible structures - the Carina Arc. Beginning about 2000 pc from our Sun, the Carina Arc sweeps around our galaxy for thousands of parsecs and contains some of the brightest stars in our galaxy, including the massive and very strange variable star, Eta Carinae.
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- Basic plan of the Milky Way
- Surveying the Galaxy
- Mapping hydrogen
- Face-on map overview
- Introduction to the Milky Way Explorer
- The Cloud Hunters
- The Star Sweepers
- Things Unseen: The Westerhout radio sources
- The Avedisova catalog: A real Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?
- Avedisova glossary
- Strange new worlds
- Commentary on the Galactic Plane
- Hydrogen-alpha commentary