Zoom into the Heart of the Tarantula Nebula

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Duration: 2 minutes, 8 seconds

This video is a zoom into the largest star-forming region in a nearby galaxy called the Large Magellanic Cloud. At the heart of the galaxy is the Tarantula nebula. Hubble unveils a rich tapestry of star birth and star destruction among the millions of stars in the nebula. The video zooms into the nebula’s core showcasing the region called 30 Doradus, which contains several young star clusters.


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Emission Nebulae, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Star Forming Regions

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NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Publication: April 17, 2012


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