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N 180B in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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This star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud displays wispy clouds of hydrogen and oxygen that swirl and mix with dust. This region, N 180B, contains some of the brightest known star clusters.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Acknowledgment: Y.-H. Chu (University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign) and Y. Nazé (Universite de Liège, Belgium)

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