Tracing Ancient Eruptions (IMAGE) University of Arizona Caption Vectors illustrating the observed proper motions of 792 features in the ejecta of Eta Carinae. The arrows are color-coded by the date of ejection from the central star. Until now, only one eruption was known (red arrows). Blue and green arrows mark previous eruptions (mid-13th and mid-16th centuries, respectively). Credit Kiminki et al./NASA Usage Restrictions This visual may only be used in conjunction of reporting/posting of this news release. Credit must be stated as indicated. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.