Triple-Star System of Eta Carinae – Five Million Times Brighter than Our Sun

    The young star Eta Carinae –one of the most massive in the Milky Way – survived a titanic eruption 170 years ago. Although located relatively far away from Earth (about seven thousand light-years away, as compared with the average distance of naked-eye stars of about a thousand light-years), it can be seen easily … Continue reading Triple-Star System of Eta Carinae – Five Million Times Brighter than Our Sun