Star Cluster R136 - Wide Field and Planetary Camera

Computer processing of the HST image sharpens the appearance of the cluster by subtracting stellar halos introduced by spherical aberration in the HST optics.

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9009c
Type:Observation
Release date:13 August 1990, 06:00
Size:2447 x 2356 px

About the Object

Name:30 Doradus, R136
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
• Local Universe : Nebula
• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
Distance:170000 light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
U
368 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC1

Image Formats

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