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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Id:eso1133c
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:7. september 2011 12:00
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso1133
Størrelse:5128 x 2580 px

Om objektet

Navn:NGC 2100, Tarantula Nebula
Type:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Local Universe : Nebula
Afstand:170000 lysår
Kategori:Nebulae
Star Clusters

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