The rich region around the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud (annotated)

Glowing brightly about 160 000 light-years away, the Tarantula Nebula is the most spectacular feature of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to our Milky Way. This image from VLT Survey Telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile shows the region and its rich surroundings in great detail. It reveals a cosmic landscape of star clusters, glowing gas clouds and the scattered remains of supernova explosions.

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Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1816c
Tipi:Ngjitje
Data e Publikimit:Maj 30, 2018, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1816
Përmasat:16655 x 16719 px

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Emri:Tarantula Nebula
Tipi:Local Universe : Nebula
Kategori:Nebulae

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