Cosmic Spider: The Tarantula Nebula

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Three-colour image of the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The image is based on observations made on 10 February 2002 and 22 March 2003 with the FORS1 multi-mode instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope in three different narrow-band filters (centred on 485 nm, 503 nm, and 657 nm), for a total exposure time slightly above 3 minutes only. The data were extracted from the ESO Science Archive and processed by Henri Boffin (ESO).

Credit: ESO

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Id:phot-13a-06
Object:The Tarantula Nebula
Type: Astronomical ( Nebula ).
Telescope:UT2/Kueyen
Instrument:FORS1
Width:2046 px
Height:2042 px
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