Picture Album: Star-Forming Region LH 95 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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Star-Forming Region LH 95 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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A bluish nebula of glowing hydrogen expands out into the remains of the molecular cloud that collapsed to form the massive stars in this region. The effect is the result of strong stellar winds and high levels of ultraviolet radiation from the largest stars.

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

Acknowledgment: D. Gouliermis (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg)

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