January 2006

Calendar Jan 2006

The Tarantula Nebula, also known as 30 Doradus, is a hotbed of star-formation situated 170,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) in the Southern sky. Just to the right of centre of the image there is a huge cluster of very hot young stars called R136.

Credit:

ESA/NASA, ESO and Danny LaCrue

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