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a keel-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere

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any of various keel-shaped structures or ridges such as that on the breastbone of a bird or that formed by the fused petals of a pea blossom

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Mesonotum disc half as long as vertex plus pronotum, with long and curved basal projection, in ventral view separated in repose, median carina becoming obsolete by caudal third, lateral carinae conspicuous, slightly divergent posteriorly, reaching posterior margin.
Surrounding pillars of gas and dust point towards the bright central region of nebulosity - home to eta Carinae and numerous other massive stars.
The temperature indicated by the light echoes was about 2,000 degrees Celsius cooler than anticipated, suggesting that something other than windblown star stuff, such as a mini-explosion or an interaction between Eta Carinae and its companion, played a role in the eruption.
Dr Pittard covered the history of observations of Eta Carinae from John Herschel in the 1830s onwards, laying emphasis on the recurrent major outbursts and expansions which typify this unstable system.
eugenicus females there are two well developed VL carinae, and between them there are abundant coarse granules, with the VSM carinae almost indistinguishable; whereas in U.
Inside NGC 3372, known as the Eta Carinae Nebula, the bright 3.
2G, H): Lateral areas of the pronotum with scarce sharp carinae and very visible in the anterior dorsal part, more abundant in the ventral part, the posterior smooth.
Biggest is Eta Carinae - pictured far left - which is approaching the end of its life before becoming a supernova.
Another graduate of Keeneland's 2006 September Sale took second billing when a daughter of US champion Mineshaft out of Sir Michael Stoute's 2001 Rockingham Stakes second Carinae sold for 80,000gns.
A third in the last race gave the Division E pointscore to the Eastsail Sydney 36, Alpha Carinae (Trevor Jarrett) by just two points from the Lexcen 31 Heavy Duty (Ian Uther) after the two boats had gone into the final race equal on points.
A Chandra X-ray image (1) of Eta Carinae, our galaxy's most luminous star (7,500 light years from Earth), as compared to an optical image by the Hubble Space Telescope (2).
americana (Brown 1949, 1951); postpetiole with a ventral protrusion also found in another undescribed species (Fisher & Cover 2007), but that species lacks carinae on head and pro- and mesonotum, features found in both M.