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Future Supernova, Eta Carinae

Lecture no. 10 from the course: A Visual Guide to the Universe with the Smithsonian

Future Supernova, Eta Carinae

Taught by Professor David M. Meyer | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Explore the imminent fate of the luminous star Eta Carinae, a ticking bomb due to explode as a supernova in the next few hundred thousand years. Study the life cycle of stars, and trace the history of Eta Carinae to mysterious events first observed in 1843.

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