Westerlund 2 (Gum 29) , Star Cluster in Carina

Data from the Hubble Legacy Archive, Chart 32 Team

Composite Visible Light and Near Infrared Image, 13 Frame Mosaic

ACS/WFC F555W, F814W, WFC3/IR F125W

Chart32 Team, Image Processing: Johannes Schedler

Composite Processing and Image Assembly by Robert Gendler

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Image showing massive Wolf-Rayet Star WR20a

Composite Mosaic image using data from the Hubble Legacy Archive, Data of Westerlund 2 were obtained from the HST proposals 13038: A. Nota (ESA/STScI), E. Sabbi and C. Christian (STScI), E. Grebel and P. Zeidler (Astronomisches Rechen-Institut, Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg), M. Tosi (INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna), A. Bonanos (National Observatory of Athens, Astronomical Institute), and S. de Mink (University of Amsterdam); and 14039: Z. Levay, M. Mutchler, J. Mack, L. Frattare, S. Meyett, M. Livio, and C. Christian (STScI/AURA), K. Noll (NASA/GSFC), A. Nota (STScI/ESA), and E. Sabbi (STScI).

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