Pan across the Tarantula Nebula

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Hubble has taken this stunning close-up shot of part of the Tarantula Nebula. This star-forming region of ionised hydrogen gas is in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small galaxy which neighbours the Milky Way. It is home to many extreme conditions including supernova remnants and the heaviest star ever found. The Tarantula Nebula is the most luminous nebula of its type in the local Universe.

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NASA, ESA

About the Video

Id:heic1105c
Release date:15 March 2011, 10:00
Related releases:heic1105
Duration:35s

About the Object

Name:30 Doradus, NGC 2060, NGC 2070, Tarantula Nebula
Type:• X - Nebulae Images/Videos

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