R136: The Massive Stars of 30 Doradus

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R136: The Massive Stars of 30 Doradus

Post by orin stepanek » Mon Dec 12, 2005 12:29 am

What a View!!

It's Amazing that views like this can be seen in a neighboring Galaxy. Just checking in on APOD each day is rewarding.
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Post by l3p3r » Mon Dec 12, 2005 9:04 am

even more amazing that it can be seen from earth based observatories! I wonder how it would look through hubble...

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Post by harry » Mon Dec 12, 2005 10:16 am


"The Tarantula Nebula NGC 2070 was first cataloged as a star, 30 Doradus. It was recognized to be a nebula by Abbe Lacaille in 1751-52."

It is fantastic, this nebula has been formed from many star explsions I think.
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