Star Cluster R136 - Wide Field and Planetary Camera

This unprocessed image, taken with NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, yields stellar diameters of 0.1 arc second, allowing many more stars to be distinguished than in previous ground-based telescope images.

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9009e
Type:Observation
Release date:13 August 1990, 06:00
Size:2279 x 2299 px

About the Object

Name:30 Doradus, R136
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
• Local Universe : Nebula
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado

Image Formats

Large JPEG
1.2 MB
Screensize JPEG
190.1 KB

Coordinates

Position (RA):5 38 42.33
Position (Dec):-69° 6' 3.20"
Field of view:0.17 x 0.17 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 178.5° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
U
368 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC1

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