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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Auðkenni:eso1133c
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Sep 7, 2011, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1133
Stærð:5128 x 2580 px

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Nafn:NGC 2100, Tarantula Nebula
Tegund:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Local Universe : Nebula
Fjarlægð:170000 ljósár
Flokkur:Nebulae
Star Clusters

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Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
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OIII
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
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V
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
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H-alpha
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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