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Starbirth in the Early Universe

Starbirth in the Early Universe

Depicts: The Large Magellanic Cloud
Copyright: R. Gilmozzi, Space Telescope Science Institute/European Space Agency;Shawn Ewald, JPL; and NASA

This Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image shows rich detail, previously only seen in neighboring star birth regions, in a pair of star clusters 166,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), in the southern constellation Doradus. The field of view is 130 light-years across and was taken with the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-Jun-2024 00:09 UT

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