AG Carinae

On a background dotted with small stars, AG Carinae appears as a giant eye in the sky. At the center is a bright white ball of light, and surrounding it is a ring of electric blue light and pale red light.
CreditNASA, ESA, STScI
Historical DateApril 23, 2021
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The mighty blue giant AG Carinae is one of the brightest stars in our Milky Way galaxy. It shines with the brilliance of 1 million suns. The Hubble Space Telescope snapped an image of this particularly large outburst.