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A Grand View of the Birth of "Hefty Stars" - 30 Doradus Nebula Details (Hubble NICMOS View)

A Grand View of the Birth of "Hefty Stars" - 30 Doradus Nebula Details (Hubble NICMOS View)


Depicts: 30 Doradus Nebula, R136, the Tarantula Nebula
Copyright: NASA/Nolan Walborn (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md.) and Rodolfo Barba (La Plata Observatory, La Plata, Argentina)

The bottom panel is a composite of pictures taken through three infrared filters with Hubble's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS). In both cases the colors of the displays were chosen to correlate with the nebula's and stars' true colors.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
29-Sep-2022 23:49 UT

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