The star cluster NGC 2100 in context

This image shows the dramatic surroundings of the star cluster NGC 2100 in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The picture is dominated by the Tarantula Nebula, the most active star formation region in the Local Group of galaxies that includes the Milky Way. This picture was created from images taken in visible light by the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope.

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ESO

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Id:eso1133c
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Sht 7, 2011, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1133
Përmasat:5128 x 2580 px

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Emri:NGC 2100, Tarantula Nebula
Tipi:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Local Universe : Nebula
Distanca:170000 vite dritë
Kategori:Nebulae
Star Clusters

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